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2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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PHY 3010 - Energy and Society (3)


Study of how petroleum, solar, nuclear, and other energy sources generate electricity, power vehicles, and the like. Emphasis is on elementary physics principles. Coverage includes historical patterns of societal energy use, renewable and nonrenewable resources, fuel conservation methods, and environmental impacts. Course fulfills GE Synthesis B5.

Prerequisite(s): Lower division GE requirements in Areas A and B.
GE Area(s): B5
Component(s): Lecture
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once



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