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PHY* E121  - General Physics I
(Previously: PH 101)

Credits: 4 Elective Code: S

Prerequisite: MAT* E137 with a grade of "C" or higher

Begins with a review of essential arithmetic operations, dimensional analysis, and systems of measurements. Then basic concepts in mechanics, energy, rotation, properties of matter, and heat are developed. Specific topics covered include: motion, Newton's three laws, vectors, uniformly accelerated motion, forces, motion due to gravity, work and energy, momentum, angular motion, rotation, mechanical properties of matter, and temperature and heat transfer.

3 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory.