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PHYS 1500 Foundations of Physics I (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

First semester of a two-semester algebra-based introductory physics course sequence, primarily for non-science majors, that covers the basic principles of physics. Emphasis is placed on problem-solving to demonstrate the implications of these principles, and to develop analytical skills. This course is similar to PHYS2100 in pace and content but with less emphasis on mathematical technique. First semester covers classical mechanics, including Newton's laws, energy, rotational motion, fluids, thermal physics, oscillations, waves, and gravitation.


Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Recommended laboratory (optional): PHYS2050-2051.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17