Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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PHYS 301 - Energy

(4cr) In this course students will learn fundamentals of how energy is converted from one form to another and utilized to do useful work. These fundamentals are essential to our energy-intensive civilization and important for understanding humankind’s impact on the environment and utilization of natural resources. Topics will include thermodynamics processes, heat engines, heat transfer, electromagnetic induction, nuclear physics, and the photoelectric effect.  Previously titled Physics of Energy (3cr). Prerequisites: Any 4-credit Core Curriculum science class, or Permission of Instructor.



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