ENERGY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

PHYSICS 137S
Concepts of energy from a scientific perspective for understanding problems of energy conversion, storage, and transmission in modern society. Topics include fundamental concepts (kinetic and potential energy, heat, basic thermodynamics, mass-energy equivalence), established power generation methods and their environmental impacts, emerging and proposed technologies (solar, wind, tidal, advanced fusion concepts). Final team project. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors from non-science majors are particularly encouraged to attend; no previous knowledge of physics is assumed. Instructor: Teitsworth
Instructor: 
Teitsworth, Stephen
Location: 
Perkins 060
Time: 
MW 04:40 PM-05:55 PM
Section: 
01
Credit: 
1
Start Date: 
Monday, August 25, 2014
End Date: 
Friday, December 5, 2014
CourseNum: 
137