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PHY* 121 - General Physics I


Credit(s): 4
Prerequisite(s): Grade of C- or better in MAT* G137, grade of C- or better in MAT*G139, grade of C- or better in MAT*G184, or eligibility for MAT* G172 via qualifying score on mathematics placement test.
This course addresses fundamental principles and properties related to mechanics, matter, heat and sound. Topics include kinematics, forces and Newton’s Laws of Motion, dynamics of uniform circular motion, work and energy, momentum, elasticity, fluids, temperature and heat, kinetic theory of gases, thermodynamics, waves and sound.
Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 3 hours per week.



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