PHYS-221: General Physics I

Credits 4
Grade Scheme
Session Cycle

During the first term: Kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, conservation laws, rotational motion, periodic motion, and fluid mechanics. During the second term: Thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. A combination of lectures and learning by inquiry are employed. Computers are used for data acquisition, data analysis, and mathematical modeling. Three hours in class, one hour in recitation and two hours in lab per week.


MATH-130, MATH-131, or MATH-133;

OR concurrent enrollment in MATH-130, MATH-131, or MATH-133 respectively

Term Offered
Fall Only