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PHYS 130 - Introductory Physics I


4 Credits
Nature plays by a set of rules called the “laws of physics.” In this two-term sequence, (PHYS 130 and PHYS 140 - Introductory Physics II ), we will explore the cosmos, and humanity’s place in it, as revealed by these fundamental laws of nature. Topics include: the history and philosophy of science, motion, force, gravity, energy, work, momentum, rotational systems, thermodynamics and Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Three hours of lecture, three hours laboratory per week. Laboratory fee: $75. (LAS) (SI) (Core:Science)
Prerequisite(s): MATH 160 - Precalculus  or equivalent (college or high school level)



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