General Physics 1

General Physics 1
Applied physics course not requiring calculus. Mechanics, heat, wave motion, and sound.
PHSCS
105
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHigh school algebra and trigonometry.
 RecommendedConcurrent enrollment in Phscs 107.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
Course Outcomes

Newton's Laws

Solve problems and answer conceptual questions about kinematics and Newton's laws in both linear and rotational contexts.

Energy and Momentum

Solve problems and answer conceptual questions about energy and momentum in both linear and rotational contexts.

Fluids, Temperatures, and Heat

Solve problems and answer conceptual questions about static flowing fluids, heat capacity and transfer, ideal gases, laws of thermodynamics, and heat engines.

Waves

Solve problems and answer conceptual questions about harmonic motion, waves, interference, and sound.