Jul 21, 2024  
2022-23 Academic Catalog 
2022-23 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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PHY-221 - Physics 1

3 credits
A non-calculus, introductory physics course, also called “mechanics”. Topics include kinematics, Newton’s Laws of Motion, work and energy, rotational motion, static equilibrium, conservation of linear and angular momentum. Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation, oscillatory and wave motion will be discussed. Includes a three-hour laboratory. Honors component with permission of instructor. The calculus based physics course equivalent in topic coverage is PHY-231 .

Prerequisite(s): MAT-124  with a minimum grade of C- and ENG-095  or placement at ENG-101 .

Corequisite(s): PHY 221L  

Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the Mass Transfer Gen Ed Foundation’s Natural or Physical Science requirements.

Course previously known as: PHYS-130

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