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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

INST 2405 - Fearless Investigators: How to Ask Questions About Energy

Hours: 3
A study of energy, the underlying unifying concept for the natural sciences (chemistry, physics, life sciences, geology, meteorology, etc.). Designing experiments and other investigations to develop and deepen our understanding of energy-related concepts. Centers on the first and second laws of thermodynamics, including: conservation of energy, transformation of energy from one form to another within a system, transfer of energy from system to system, and the concept of entropy. Recruiting these concepts in the analysis of complex problems such as sustainable energy sourcing and global climate change.