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Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYSC 121 - Engineering Physics 1 (and Lab)

5 credits

An introduction to principles of Mechanics, Oscillations, and Acoustic Waves. Topics included are: Kinematics and Dynamics, Work, Energy, Momentum, Hydrostatics, Hydrodynamics, Elasticity, Simple Harmonic Oscillator, Elastic Waves, Superposition Principle, Interference and qualitative discussions of special relativity. Laboratory exercises are performed on the topics covered.

Notes: Was PHYSC 101B and 102B previous to Fall 2010.

Corequisite: MATH 181 Calculus 1 .
Prerequisites: MATH 161 Precalculus (Functions and Coordinate Geometry) .
Offered fall and spring semesters.