Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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PHYS 2211:Principles of Physics I

4 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in MATH 1190  
This course is an introductory calculus-based course on classical mechanics, waves, and special relativity. The student will be able to apply Newton’s laws and conservation of energy and momentum to various problems in kinematics and dynamics, use the law of universal gravitation to analyze the behavior of falling objects and objects in orbital motion, describe simple harmonic motion, oscillations, and waves, and explain the basic ideas of special relativity.



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