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|PHYS 1132 - Energy, Environment, and Society|
Seeks to provide nonscience students with a practical knowledge of our present use of the Earth’s energy resources and the environmental consequences. Topics include fossil fuels for transportation and electrical power, global warming, nuclear energy, solar energy, wind power, biomass, electric and hybrid vehicles, and air pollution. No previous knowledge of physics is assumed; nevertheless, because of the nature of the subject, a significant part of the course includes simple quantitative reasoning.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
CAS Core MOI: Natural World, NU Core Science/Tech Lvl 1, UG College of Science