Jun 22, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [Archived Catalog]

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PSC 1350 - Energy in a Modern World


Introduces students to the science of energy production, use and the subsequent consequences. Introduces students to the Laws of Thermodynamics: conservation of energy; limits on efficiency. Various energy sources will be investigated and their use and impact discussed. The sources discussed may include: solar; fossil fuel; nuclear; wind; hydro, biomass. The teaching method is primarily through exposition of concepts, the analysis of problems and the use of in-class questions. Assessment of students will involve students demonstrating both their abilities in quantitative and qualitative analysis of problems.

Requisites: Tier I Quantitative skills
Credit Hours: 3.0
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Eligible grades: A-F,WP,WF,FN,FS,AU,I



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