- Schedule of Classes - June 13, 2021 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - June 13, 2021 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.
Fundamentals of radiation, thermodynamics, and mechanics will be introduced and used to understand energy and mass transfers in natural and built environments. Students will describe, identify and use basic principles of physics to discuss and assess renewable energy systems and solve environmental physics problems, using a physics vocabulary and appropriately quantifying results. The course is offered in the spring semester as a flipped class, meeting twice weekly. The course is offered in the fall semester as a web-based, online course and covers the same material.
When Offered Fall, Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: mathematics through high school trigonometry.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will receive credit for only one course in the following group: EAS 1600, PHYS 1101, PHYS 1112, PHYS 1116, PHYS 2207.
Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS, PHS-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)
- Describe, identify and use the basic principles of physics associated with energy and mass budgets and transfers as applied to the Earth's natural and built environment.
- Discuss, assess and solve environmental physics problems, using a physics vocabulary and appropriately quantifying results.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
This course is offered in the fall as a web-based, online class, and in the spring as an in-person, flipped class. Prerequisite: mathematics through high school trigonometry.
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