Courses

General Physics 1

Physics (PHYS)
Course outline

2010

5


General Physics 1 is the first course in the physics sequence for students majoring in physical science or engineering, as well as liberal arts studies. This course focuses on the study of mechanics of particles and rigid bodies including kinematics, dynamics, conservation laws, linear momentum, and angular momentum. In addition the topics of fluid mechanics, mechanical waves, and thermodynamics are covered. Laboratory is included. MNTC Goal Area: (3) Natural Sciences. 4 hours lecture, 2 hours lab per week.