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PHYS 180 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers I

(3 units) CO4
Vectors, one and two dimensional kinematics, particle dynamics, work and energy, momentum, rotational mechanics, oscillations, gravitation, fluids, elastic waves and sound.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 181.

Units of Lecture: 3
Core Status: CO4
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to demonstrate problem solving skills in various types of problems in physics using quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and appropriate mathematical techniques.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use scientific methods to understand and explain concepts in physics.
3. Students will be able to connect physics concepts and problems to their world experience.


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