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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 114 - Solar Electricity

3 cr.
The history, physics and engineering of obtaining energy from the sun, with special attention to environmental impact of Photovoltaic (PV) technology. Topics include: environmental protection, economic growth, job creation, diversity of supply, rapid deployment, technology transfer and innovation with a free, abundant and inexhaustible fuel source. (Not for major elective credit in Physics, Biophysics or Electrical Engineering.)