Energy Physics I, 5 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus
Start date: 29 August 2022
End date: 30 October 2022
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-13619 Application
Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed
Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.
Registration: 28 July 2022 – 28 August 2022
Entry requirements: Thermodynamics.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 10,833
Tuition fee, total: SEK 10,833
About the course
Energy in Sweden. Different sources of energy: Spontaneous and controllable, exhaustible and renewable. Availability of energy sources, their global energy and exploitation limits. Physical and technical principles as well as environmental aspects of energy conversion facilities such as wind power plants, hydro power plants, solar power plants, nuclear power plants and facilities and engines powered by fossil fuels.
Fluid dynamics: Bernoulli's equation, Betz' law. Solid state physics: electronic structure of solids, basic semiconductor technology. Nuclear physics: different nuclear models, radioactive decay, fission, cross sections. Engineering thermodynamics: power cycles, Carnot cycle, steam cycles, gas cycles.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1
Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA
Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21