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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHS 221
Title General Physics I with Calculus
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII/Q
Prerequisites MAT110 or equivalent
Co-requisites MAT220


Calculus-based survey of selected topics in classical mechanics, including kinematics and Newtonian mechanics; one-and two-dimensional collisions; energy conservation; rotational motion and angular momentum; harmonic motion and oscillations. Recommended for Chemistry majors. Three lecture hours, one mandatory discussion hour, and one three-hour laboratory period per week. Cannot be taken for credit with PHS211A. Not open to students who have received credit for PHS213.