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2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
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Credits5
Lecture
Fall
PHYSICS-201

Principles of Physics I

A calculus physics sequence for students of science and engineering. Includes fundamentals of mechanics, Newton's laws, momentum, energy, fluid statics and dynamics; temperature, heat transfer, thermodynamics; vibrations, waves and sound; electric forces and fields, DC and AC circuits, magnetism; atomic structure, semiconductors; electromagnetic waves, light; relativity, quantum mechanics, nuclear physics and elementary particles.

Prerequisites
P: Math 202 with at least a C grade.
  • Gen Ed: Environmental Sciences 1,Natural & Physical Sciences 1