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PHYS 201
Physics for Science and Engineering I


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline: [Natural Sciences]

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
This is part one of a calculus-based physics sequence intended for physical science and engineering majors. Topics include linear and rotational motion, forces, kinetic and potential energy, momentum, and translational and rotational equilibrium. Lab work required. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088. Co-requisite: MATH& 151.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Learn the basic equation of motion, Newton's laws of motion, the concepts and laws relating to energy and momentum, and how physicists arrive at, and validate these laws.
  • Learn to apply these laws and concepts to the solution of a wide variety of problems.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    PHYS 201
    Fall 2010
    1855
    Frank Skorina
    PHYS 201
    Fall 2010
    7855
    Frank Skorina
    PHYS 201
    Fall 2009
    1855
    Frank Skorina
    PHYS 201
    Fall 2009
    7855
    Frank Skorina
    PHYS 201
    Fall 2008
    1855
    Frank Skorina


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.