Aug 18, 2019  
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PHYS 2425 - University Physics I

4 sem. hrs. (3:3) TCCNS Equivalent: PHYS 2425
A calculus based introduction to Newtonian physics. Topics include Aristotelian physics and its overthrow, Newton’s laws of motion and gravitation, and the motion of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. The idea of the universe as a law-governed system will be developed. Laboratory activities provide introduction to empirical methods in science. This course counts toward the natural science component of University Core Curriculum. Prerequisite:   or placement beyond MATH 2413.  Corequisite:  SMTE 0095 - Physics Laboratory Safety Seminar   - Required every semester for lab-based courses.  The Safety Seminar must be completed before the Census Date of the semester to participate in the lab portion of this course. Offered every Fall, Spring, Summer.



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