Jun 21, 2024  
2014-15 Academic Catalog 
2014-15 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS-130 - Physics 1

4 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 PHYS-132 .

Prerequisite(s): MATH-132  with a minimum grade of C- and placement at ENG-101 .

Corequisite(s): PHYS-130L

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.

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