2022-2023 Catalog

PHYS 151 Accelerated Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics

An accelerated calculus-based introduction to the foundations of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, intended for students majoring in science or engineering; a foundation on which an understanding of physics, physical chemistry, or engineering can be built. Topics include dynamics; conservation laws for linear momentum, angular momentum, and energy; mechanical oscillations and waves; and thermodynamics. A course satisfying degree requirements in all B.S. or A.B. degree programs. Not open to students with credit for PHYS 131. [NS]


MATH 161 or permission of instructor


Spring semester