2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Aug 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

PHYS 3200 - Energy Resources and the Environment


Goals: To prepare the student with a scientific understanding of global, national, and local energy resources and their effects on the environment.

Content: This course will examine current fossil fuel (coal, oil, natural gas) use by the world and anthropogenic climate forcing. Also included is an introduction to carbon-free energy sources that include nuclear power and a multitude of sustainable energy resources such as conservation, solar, and wind.

Taught: Every other year

Prerequisite: PHYS 1160 or 1240 or concurrent registration

Credits: 4