PHY 151 Principles of Physics I

Credits: 4.00

This calculus-based course, designed for physical science majors, presents in depth an experimental and analytical study of Newtonian mechanics and thermal physics, emphasizing one- and two-dimensional kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, conservation theorems, linear and angular momentum, collisions, rotational dynamics, statics, fluid mechanics, thermal properties of materials, laws of thermodynamics, kinetic theory of ideal gases, calorimetry, Carnot cycle, heat engines, and heat pumps. This course meets General Education Core Goal 2: Analytic Skills and Core Goal 8: Physical and Life Sciences.

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Last Updated: 10/21/2013