Physics for Future Presidents|
Spring 2010 not offered
Physics of terrorism, energy, nukes, global warming, and space travel.
Effective Citizenship, Quantitative Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning: This course discusses mathematical and physical models that explain quantitatively how our world works.
Effective Citizenship: This course discusses topics of relevance for all citizens who intend to participate effectively and responsibly in the political process. Examples are: nuclear weapons, terrorism, global warming, and energy.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
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Muller, Richard A., PHYSICS FOR FUTURE PRESIDENTS
Additional books and papers on the topic of terrorism, nuclear energy, weapons, space, and global warming (to be chosen).
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Weekly homework assignments
Three one-hour exams
Two short papers
One group project
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