Catalogue 2012 - 2013

PHYS 133 Mechanics

Credits

4 cr.

Prerequisite

MATH 123, MATH 124, MATH 133, or concurrently.

Course Description

One unit of secondary school physics is recommended. This is an introductory course dealing with Newton's laws of motion and their applications. Linear and rotational kinematics and dynamics are presented with particular emphasis on the laws of conservation of linear momentum, angular momentum, and energy. Mechanical oscillations are discussed. Three class hours, three-hour lab.

Notes

This course is a prerequisite. Laboratory fees $50.

Distribution

ER/GUR/MR