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Fall 2024 - Summer 2025 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2024 - Summer 2025 Academic 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) .