Jan 20, 2021  
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PHYS 1401 - General Physics I

4 sem. hrs. (3:3) TCCNS Equivalent: PHYS 1401
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 1314. SMTE 0095  is a co-requisite for this course. Documented completion of this safety training is required early in the semester for continued participation in this course. Safety training given during a laboratory meeting early in the semester is required for continued participation in this course.



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