Concepts of Energy, Work, and Power


This course covers the foundational concepts of energy, work, and power, including the forms of energy, work and energy transfer, power and efficiency, energy transformations in physical systems, historical perspectives on energy, energy and the environment, energy policy and global implications, and the relationship between energy and society.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles of energy, work, and power, as well as the historical, environmental, and societal implications of energy use and policy.

Course program

Foundations of Energy, Work, and Power
Work and Energy Transfer
Power and Efficiency
Energy Transformations in Physical Systems
Historical Perspectives on Energy
Energy and the Environment
Energy Policy and Global Implications
Energy and Society