Physics

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHS 211A
Title College Physics I
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII/Q
Prerequisites MAT 110 or equivalent
Summer 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1394 TBA TBA TBA TBA Ronald MacTaylor
02 1395 TBA TBA TBA TBA James Nyoike, Ronald MacTaylor
03 1824 TBA TBA TBA TBA Victor J Parkinson

Description

An introduction to principles of classical mechanics, with emphasis on development of problem-solving skills. Topics include the relationship between force and motion, the conservation of energy and momentum, rotational motion, and simple harmonic motion. Algebra, geometry and elementary trigonometry are used freely. Three lecture hours, one discussion period and one three-hour laboratory period per week. Emphasizes biological science applications. Not open to students who have received credits for PHS 211.