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PHYS017 PO - Physics in Society: A Critical Analysis of Energy Policies

When Offered: Last offered spring 2019.
Instructor(s): E. Quetin
Credit: 1

Analysis of solutions to the world’s demand for energy. The physical principles behind energy production and the rationality of these approaches, including an exploration of feasibility, cost, efficiency, resource depletion, environmental waste products, environmental impact, global accessibility and risks of potentially catastrophic failures. Topics discussed will include coal, gas, fission, fusion, hydro, solar, biofuels and energy storage.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 4; Writing Intensive



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