ENERGY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

PHYSICS 137SK

Concepts of energy from a scientific perspective for understanding problems of energy conversion, storage, and transmission in modern society. Topics include fundamental concepts (kinetic and potential energy, heat, basic thermodynamics, mass-energy equivalence), established power generation methods and their environmental impacts, emerging and proposed technologies (solar, wind, tidal, advanced fusion concepts). Final team project. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors from non-science majors are particularly encouraged to attend; no previous knowledge of physics is assumed. Taught at Duke Kunshan University. Instructor: Teitsworth

Day / Time: 

TuTh 09:00 AM-11:30 AM

Location: 

DKUA 3103

Instructor: 

Liu, Jian-Guo

Section: 

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