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Lecture on January 6 th , 2010 Tutorials will be announced in class and posted on moodle Today, the Head Librarian of Steacie Library will give a presentation. Please send urgent enquiries relating to this course to ener1810@yorku.ca only.
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Evaluation: 4 assignments 5% each so (4 x 5) = 20% total (throughout the term: check due dates on the moodle site) 1 research project report 20% (due February 24 th , in class). Mid-term Tests (2) 20% each = 40% (likely January 27, March 3, in class. Confirm by checking the moodle site) Final Exam 20% (March 31, in class) Check the dates with the professor and on the moodle page for final dates. In order to successfully complete assignments, students will require a comprehension of lecture material and basic math skills. Students will have an opportunity to discuss the material needed for assignments at tutorial sessions. Tutorial sessions will be announced in class and will also be posted on Moodle. Consult the guidelines regarding the report and topics (also posted on this site). Reports and assignments must be stapled when handed in. A penalty of 10% of the value per day will apply to all material handed in late.
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Tutorials: Tutorials will be held at the discretion of the course director and dates will be posted on moodle. Students are expected to attend their normal tutorial section unless there is illness or emergency. Likely dates: Jan 11, Jan 25, Feb 8, Mar 1, Mar 15 They will most likely be held during class (i.e. last half of class), in Vari D and another room. To be confirmed shortly.
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date for handing back Assignment Likely date for in-class exam Date for submitting Research project Possible date for tutorial in class date to hand out Assignment
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RESEARCH TOPICS: PICK ONE Alberta Tar Sands Cowley Wind Farm or Huron Wind Farm Iceland Geothermal Plants (and how does it compare to US/Canada?) James Bay Hydroelectric Plant Solar energy use in Africa Hybrid gas-electric vehicles Bay of Fundy Tidal Power Nuclear Power Plant (Darlington) Please use a Canadian/north American example if not specified. We had a presentation from Head Librarian of Steacie Science Library, John Dupuis, on how to use resources to research a paper. http://www.yorku.ca/yul/cse/?p=38
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Lecture #2 Recap: In last class we introduced the concepts of ENERGY – capacity to do work (same units as Work) WORK = Force x Distance Velocity = change of distance/ time Acceleration = change of velocity/ time Power = Energy expended / time
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Let’s reviews these concepts and also look at: Newton’s Laws of Motion Forms of Energy Conversion between different forms Power
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Distance travelled Speed (s) = ------------------------ ( s = d/t or d = s x t) time for travel If a car is travelling at 50 Km / hour, in 2 hours the car will have travelled 100 Km. Speed is a “scalar” – it has no directionality Velocity has additional information – it tells us the direction. It is a vector.
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