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Spring 2013 Semester
Apr 24, 2014
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PHYS 1161 - Physics 1
Covers calculus-based physics. Offers the first semester of a two-semester integrated lecture and laboratory sequence intended primarily for science students. Covers Newtonian mechanics and fluids. Emphasizes the underlying concepts and principles. Takes applications from a wide variety of fields, such as life sciences and medicine, astro- and planetary physics, and so on. Includes topics such as forces, torque and static equilibrium, one-dimensional and three-dimensional motion, Newton’s laws, dynamics friction, drag, work, energy and power, momentum and collisions, rotational dynamics, oscillations, pressure, fluids, and gravity. Prereq. MATH 1341; physics, biochemistry, chemistry, and mathematics majors and physics combined majors only. Coreq. PHYS 1162 and PHYS 1163.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physics Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Science/Tech Lvl 1, UG College of Science

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Applied Physics/Engineering
      Applied Physics
      Biomedical Physics
      Biochemistry
      Chemical Engineering/Physics
      Chemistry
      Computer Sci/Physics
      Electrical Engineering/Physics
      Environmtl Geology/Physics
      Mathematics/Physics
      Mathematics
      Physics/Philosophy
      Physics

Corequisites:
PHYS 1162
PHYS 1163

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level MATH 1341 Minimum Grade of D-

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