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|PHYS 1145 - Physics for Life Sciences 1|
Covers mechanics, fluids, and temperature and kinetic theory. The application of physics to a variety of problems in the life and health sciences is emphasized. Mechanics topics include one-dimensional motion, forces, vectors, Newton’s laws, equilibrium, work, energy, and power. Fluids topics include density, pressure, buoyancy, fluids in motion, viscosity, and surface tension. Temperature and kinetic theory topics include temperature, thermal equilibrium, gas laws, ideal gas law, kinetic theory, vapor pressure, and diffusion. A laboratory is included. Coreq. PHYS 1146.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
CAS Core MOI: Natural World, NU Core Science/Tech Lvl 1, UG College of Science