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Spring Semester 2019
Sep 23, 2020
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PHYS 10052 - Concepts of Energy and the Environment
A course developing the basic ideas of energy and power and their applications. The fossil fuels are considered together with their limitations, particularly as related to global warming, pollution, and their nonrenewable character. The advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power are studied and compared with alternative energy sources such as solar energy, wind, and geothermal and hydroelectric power. Various aspects of energy storage and energy conservation are also considered. This course is designed for the non-specialist. It is open to first-year students only.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: All levels at the University:, Employee Non-Degree, Graduate Business, Graduate Non-Degree, Graduate Business Non-Degree, Graduate, Holy Cross College, Law Doctorate, Law Non-Degree, Law, Non-matriculating, St. Mary's College, Undergraduate Non-Degree, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Class

Undergraduate Division
Physics Department

Course Attributes:
ENST - Energy Studies, NASC - old Core Natur. Science, SUS2 - Impacts, WKST-new Core Science&Tech., ZFYS - FYS Bulletin (Admin)

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate Non-Degree
      Employee Non-Degree
      St. Mary's College
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College of Science
      College of Engineering
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     

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