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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 PHYS 011 General Physics I 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri PHYS-011-5


This course studies the basic theories and principles of physics. Topics covered include Newton's laws; gravitation; mechanics, kinematics; energy and momentum conservation, rotational motion, and angular momentum conservation; simple harmonic motion; mechanical waves; fluids; ideal gas law; heat and the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Atomic and nuclear physics, and relativity will be discussed as well.