Catalogue 2019 - 2020

PHYS 131 Elements of Mechanics I

Credits

3 cr.

Corequisite

MATH 109

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.

Notes

This course is a prerequisite.

Formerly "Mechanics"

Distribution

ER/GUR/MR

Offered

in the fall semester

Fee