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PHY 107 Energy Science and Technology with Lab

Explores the science of energy and energy technologies, with a focus on renewable energy resources and clean technologies. It provides a background in the physics of energy, energy transfer, and the current state of technology. Students will evaluate the future utilization of renewable technologies. Activities may include investigating conservation of energy, mechanical, electrical, heat and fluid power systems; energy transfer and loss; understanding energy audits; testing solar collectors and wind generators; investigating hydrogen fuel cells.

Credits

4

Contact Hours

75 (45 lecture hours and 30 lab hours)

Prerequisite

MAT 050 or higher. Equivalent testing score (e.g., ENG 121 or higher,) or enrollment in or completion of CCR 092 or CCR 093 or CCR 094. The CCR course or ENG 121 may be taken concurrently with this course.

GT Code

*(GT-SC1)