Principles of Physics I (PHY 151)

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 is subject to a course fee.


The following courses must be taken along side this course
MAT 189 - Calculus with a Review of Functions II or MAT 190 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I. May be taken prior or during course.
Term Location Sections Available
2024 Summer Semester - 6 Week Sections - First Group
Blue Bell
2024 Summer Semester - 6 Week Sections - Second Group
Blue Bell
2024 Fall Semester - 15 Week Sections
Blue Bell