Mon 11 Dec 2017 (Final)
Wed 29 Nov 2017 (C27)
The California Legislative Analyst's Office recently released an evaluation of the cost effectiveness of ZNE buildings.
Mon 27 Nov 2017 (C26)
Interesting story on moving heat around.
Last class session, we calculated the average temperature in the kitchen over the ice cube period as 19C.
|0||Kelsie Titus||Jailene Sotelo||Sean Nguyen|
|1||Jordan Machtolff||Jake Saville||Clayton Hutcheson|
|2||Gregory Thomas||Wren Wilson||Evan Hoffmann|
|3||Benjamin Whipple||Margaret Murray||Kelsey Haydon|
|4||Jordan Filak||Maxwell Gilbert||Lydia Vass|
|5||Arden Childers||Ian Busch||Austin Beach|
|6||Sinoun Phoung||Samantha Cobb||Hayley Fouratt|
|7||Nicholas Duchesne||Noah Alford||Claire Sugihara|
|8||Scott Hoover||Jocelyn Keller||Shauna Langan|
Wed 27 Sep 2017
Midterm 1 Learning Objectives
- Describe physical mechanisms of conduction, convection, and radiation.
- Recognize the heat transfer mechanisms in physical situations
- Create and present estimations of power and energy flow from conduction and heating materials
- Select reasonable mathematical models for common physical situations.
- Convert thermal quantities between common unit systems.
- Able to describe the dimensions of thermal quantities.
- Able to relate the heat flow through an object based on its dimensions and properties.
- Able to relate the energy added to a material to its temperature rise, mass, and properties.
- Able to calculate R and U values for a given insulating structure
Electricity and circuits
- Use circuit models to describe heat flow in physical systems
- Calculate energy and heat delivered by electrical systems given voltage and current
- Produce descriptions of estimates that clearly describe models, intentions, and implementations.
- Draw diagrams that clearly indicate energy flows and other important physical quantities.
- Able to create and communicate reproducible models and calculations of energy quantities.