Dec 07, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PHY 130 General Physics with Calculus I

3 Credits

First of a two-course sequence teaching fundamental physics to math majors. Students who take PHY 130 may not receive credit for PHY 107. Topics include: description of motion, inertial and non-inertial frames, special relativity, Newton’s Laws, translational and rotational equilibrium, one- and two-dimensional motion, fundamental forces, inverse square laws, Gauss’ Law, Bohr’s quantization, rotational dynamics, potential energy, black holes, determinism and chaos

Prerequisite(s): MATH 250  with a minimum grade of C.

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