Physics 1110 - Fall 2017
Energy on This World and Elsewhere
Important Links:

Course info and preliminary syllabus.

Link to the spring 2017 Energy web site

Lecture slides

Review sheet for the superquiz/midterm (ver. 2.0)

Review sheet for the superquiz/midterm (ver. 3.0)

pdf version of Problem Set #1

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nuke Welcome to the web site for Physics 1110

Physics 1110 is a course intended for all those interested in the subject of energy. Structured so that it is accessible to non-science majors, this course addresses such topics as the physical nature of energy, the ways in which we produce and consume energy in our society, and how energy will play into our future. Click here for a more detailed discussion of the course.

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  • The slides for Lectures #1 - #20 are now posted.
  • Problem Set #1 is posted. A link can be found on this page.
  • There will be two problem sessions Tuesday and Wednesday evenings (the 14th and the 15th), both starting at 6:30 pm, running roughly two hours. The location is tentatively set for room 313 in the Physics Building.
  • Problem Set #1 is due on Thursday, November 16th.

This course is being taught by
Professor Gordon Cates
Time and place:
12:30-1:45 PM, Tues. & Thurs.
Room 204, Physics Building
Office hours: TBA
More questions? Reach Prof. Cates at

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