PHY123 - The Physics of Sustainable Energy

Wind turbines

Prof David Lidzey

Contact details

Phone: 0114 22 23501
Room: D18

email: d.g.lidzey@sheffield.ac.uk

Module Summary

This optional module involves a discussion of the basic physics of energy, power and work and the conversion of energy from one form to another. The history of global energy usage will be examined, together with the impacts that this energy use has on the biosphere and climate and the public perception of such processes. Consideration of renewable technologies will be given, together with solutions to our energy needs including transportation, energy conservation, carbon capture and geo-engineering.

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Timetable

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