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The Physics of energy sources
 
 
 
Content of the Lecture course

Partial Lecture slides (to print before the lecture - so you can make your own notes)

Lecture notes
Lecture 1 - Introduction
Lecture 2 - Geopolitics
Lecture 3 - Fossil Fuels
Lecture 3b - Greenhouse effect
Lecture 3c - Typical power plant
Lecture 4 - The atom
Lecture 5 - Radioactivity full lecture
Lecture 6 - Fission
Lecture 7 - Nuclear reactors
Lecture 8 - Nuclear fusion
Lecture 9 - Stellar fusion
Lecture 10 - Biomass
Lecture 11 - Wind Power
Lecture 12 - Wave Power
Lecture 13 - Geothermal and Ocean Power
Lecture 14 - Tidal Power
Lecture 15 - Solar energy
Lecture 16 - Transport, Storage and fuel cells
Revision

Examples
Standby Power
Example 1
Example 2
Example 3
Example 5
Example 6
Example 8
Example 9
Example 10
Example 11

Solutions
Solutions example 1
Solutions example 2
Solutions example 3
Solutions example 5
Solutions example 6
Solutions example 8
Solutions example 9
Solutions example 10
Solutions example 11

Previous exams
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Exam 2000
Exam 2001
Exam 2002
Exam 2003
Exam 2004
Exam 2005
Exam 2006
Exam 2007
Exam 2008 Num. answers 2008
Exam 2009 Num. answers 2009
Exam 2010 Num. answers 2010
Exam 2011 Num. answers 2011
Exam 2012 Num. answers 2012

 

 

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