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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-13 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 120/120L (E) - General Physics I

4 cr.


(Prerequisites: MATH 103  or MATH 114 )

Emphasizes quantitative and conceptual understanding of the topics of introductory physics developed without use of calculus.  Topics include vectors, kinematics, force and the laws of motion, momentum, work, energy, rotational equilibrium, rotational dynamics, solids and fluids, periodic motion, wave characteristics, sound, and thermodynamics.  Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.