ELEMENTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSICS

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Course Code: 
PHY2107
Course Credit Units: 
2
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 2
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course is designed to equip students with the knowledge of causes and effects of climatic change. It covers energy exploitation, climatic changes, pollution, interaction of electromagnetic fields and nuclear radiations with matter and environmental policy. 

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • List all types of energy sources and state their optimal use;
  • Explain changes in the environment that lead to global warming and how this can be combated;
  • Discuss the various types of pollutants and their effects;
  • Enumerate the various effects of interactions of nuclear radiation with matter;
  • State the national environmental policy.

 

Elements of environmental physics
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