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PHY 151: Energy and the Environment.

3 hours (2, lecture;1, lab), 3 credits. Energy as a physical concept: various forms of energy, conservation of energy, heat and thermodynamics, energy from fossil fuels, electrical energy and its generation, solar energy, nuclear energy. The environmental effects of the generation of energy: air pollution, global warming, nuclear radiation in the environment.

Last modified: 7/14/2014