Physics 20051
Energy 20101
Society Technology and Values 20304
Energy and Society

Professor Ani Aprahamian
Department of Physics

Fall 2012



Proposed and Tentative Schedule:

      Date

              Topic

  August 21

  Introduction and Overview

  August 23

  Nuclear Issues here and There - Prof. George Dracoulis

  August 28

  Introduction continued

  August 30

 

  September 4

  Production of Energy & Loss of Energy

  September 6

  Heat Loss

  September 11

  Fossil Fuels

  September 13

  Environment and Transportation (Questions)

  September 18

  Energy Efficiency

  September 20

  Examination #1

  September 25

  Six Degrees

  September 27

  Nuclear Power or Nuclear Energy

  October 2

  Where is the Energy coming from?

  October 4

  The Nucleus of the Atom

  October 9

  Radiation

  October 11

 

  October 16

  Fall Break

  October 18

  Fall Break

  October 23

 

  October 25

  Examination #2

  October 30

  Geothermal Energy

  November 1

  Renewal Energy Resources I

  November 6

  Renewal Energy Resources II

  November 8

  Renewal Energy Resources III

  November 13

  Renewal Energy Resources IV

  November 15

  Renewal Energy Resources V

  November 20

  Energy Carriers

  November 22

  Thanksgiving

  November 27

 

  November 29

  Examination #3

  December 4

  Dealing with climate change (Final Exam Info)

  December 6

  Earthquake and Tsunami (Last Day of Class)



  Place: NSH 118

  Time: T, Th 3:30-4:45pm


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August 2012
Department of Physics | University of Notre Dame