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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2021 PHYS 128 Environmental Physics 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri PHYS-128


This course is designed to illustrate the many aspects of physics that pervade environmental processes in our everyday lives and in naturally occurring phenomena. As it is designed for nonscience majors, it will provide basic concepts which includes Heat engine, energy supply and consumption, nuclear fission and fusion, renewable energy resources, fossil fuels, acid rain, climate change and basic physical principles as applied to environmental issues. 8 laboratory includes.