PHYS 214 (3-0-3) Principles of Energy
Introduction to modern energy concepts and associated problems. Brief historical survey of energy sources and use - Classical energy resources: hydro, fossil - Energy consumption, analysis of energy sectors - energy conversation - energy storage - Alternative energy resources: wind, geothermal. Wave, nuclear, solar. Energy and the environment. The course is supplemented by: (a) relevant film loops (b) relevant projects prepared explained and defended by the student.
Prerequisite: PHYS 102.