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PHYS 1301 (PHYS 1301)

General Physics I

Three semester hours. (FL)

A non-calculus-based treatment of the fundamentals of classical mechanics, sound, fluid mechanics and heat. Topics include one and two dimensional motion, forces and Newton's Laws, momentum conservation, energy conservation, rotational dynamics, angular momentum, waves, simple harmonic motion, kinetic theory, calorimetry and thermodynamics. Designed to fulfill laboratory science core curriculum requirements. Prerequisite: MATH 1316 or equivalent. Must be taken concurrently with PHYS 1101. Carries no credit toward a major or minor in physics.

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