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Physics 115 Summer 2016 Reference Page

Energy and Climate

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Typically OfferedFall; Spring
StudentsUndergraduate, basic
BreadthPhysical Science
L&S CreditCounts for L&S degree
Gen-EdQuantitative Reasoning Part B

Introduction to energy, focusing on energy sources and their impacts on humans and the environment, particularly through climate change. Develop basic physics skills to form opinions on energy-related issues affecting the world as well as your own use of energy. Apply the physical principles of mechanics, heat, electricity, and atomic nuclei to various energy sources (fossil fuels, renewables, and nuclear) and their impacts.

Prerequisites: Satisfied Quantitative Reasoning (QR) A requirement. Not open to students with credit for PHYSICS 103, 201, 207, or 247.


001Jeffrey SchmidtMTWR 10:20 am - 11:10 am2241 Chamberlin


301Jeffrey SchmidtMW 11:45 am - 12:35 pm2223 Chamberlin
302Jeffrey SchmidtTR 11:45 am - 12:35 pm2223 Chamberlin