Dec 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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PHYS 1401 - General Physics I

4 sem. hrs. (3:3) 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. Prerequisite:   or placement beyond MATH 1314.  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. TCCNS Equivalent: PHYS 1401
This course counts toward the natural science component of University Core Curriculum.Offered every Fall, Spring, Summer.



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