Musings on the conservation of energy

  • Posted on: 28 November 2015
  • By: ashok

Musings are not meant to provide answers. They are meant for stretching thinking muscles.

A simple formulation of law of conservation of energy can be as under:

Energy cannot be created or destroyed, but only changed from one form into another or transferred from one object to another.

A slightly more complex version of this law adds a qualifier:

Renewable Energy – A Broad Outline of One year Self Study

  • Posted on: 28 October 2015
  • By: ashok

PART A: Introduction

  • Renewable Energy
    • Lack of a Rigid Definition
    • Can energy be consumed?
    • Law of conservation of mass and energy
    • Second law of Thermodynamics or entropy
  • Critical Thinking – the most important skill to acquire.
    • Critical Reading Skills
    • Critical Thinking Skills
    • Critical Writing Skills
    • Theory of Knowledge -limited exposure
  • Is Nuclear energy a renewable energy?
    • Opposing views