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
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1077 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm MH-426 Ronald MacTaylor
D11 2251 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TBA TBA Online Ronald MacTaylor
L21 2252 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 T 10:50am - 1:30pm MH-417 James Nyoike
L22 2253 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 T 1:40pm - 4:20pm MH-417 James Nyoike
L23 3751 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 T 8:00am - 10:40am MH-417 James Nyoike

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.