LAB: Energy/Envirmnt/the Econ
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Area of Study
Goals: To investigate, for nonscience students, availability of energy in the world and environmental concerns and the supply-demand aspects of our nation's economy. Content: Conceptual understanding and measurement of relevant physical quantities; the impact of fossil fuels, nuclear power, solar and other "alternative" forms of energy on air and water quality; the economy and lifestyles; the fragile world energy balance; research in energy and various models for extrapolation into the future. Prerequisite: High school algebra. NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course. Credits: 4
Artz, Jerry, "PHYS1110-F2.LAB: Energy/Envirmnt/the Econ.Sp17.Artz,Jerry" (2017). Syllabi. 12220.