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Spring 2012
Apr 16,2014
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PHYS 221 - ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSICS
Controversial environmental issues revolve around complicated scientific arguments. Therefore, we need to explore the concepts of mechanics, energy, thermodynamics, electromagnetic radiation, atmospheric processes and radioactivity to clarify these issues. The understanding of the fundamental concepts of physics is crucial to the study of natural processes such as global climate, greenhouse effect, ozone depletion, pollution, etc. This course also reviews the various alternative technologies that have been developed to produce energy and analyses their impact on the environment.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physics Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR PHYS 221

General Requirements:
Course or Test: PHYS 110
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: BIOL 110
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: CHEM 110
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: MATH 121
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: CMPS 147
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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