PHYSICS 125 - General Physics: Mechanics and Sound
Section: 101
Term: SP 2008
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Course Note:
THREE EVENING EXAMS: OCT 4, NOV 1, & NOV 29, 6-8 PM. LOCATION TBA.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/1
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHYSICS 135, 140 or 160.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Two and one-half years of high school mathematics, including trigonometry. PHYSICS 125 and 127 are normally elected concurrently.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

PHYSICS 125 is the first of a two-term sequence offered primarily for students concentrating in architecture, pharmacy, or natural resources, and for preprofessional students preparing for medicine, dentistry or related health sciences. PHYSICS 125 and 126 are an appropriate sequence for any student wanting a quantitative introduction to the basic principles of physics but without the mathematical sophistication of PHYSICS 140 and 240. Strong emphasis is placed on problem solving, and skills in rudimentary algebra and trigonometry are assumed. While a high school level background in physics is not assumed, it is helpful. Topics covered during the first term include vectors, one- and two-dimensional motion, Newton's laws of motion, gravitation, rotational motion, momentum, energy, pressure in fluids, oscillations, and waves. The course is based on three one-hour examinations, class performance and a final examination. PHYSICS 125 students elect PHYSICS 127 (lab).

PHYSICS 125 - General Physics: Mechanics and Sound
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
P
50547
Open
7
 
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MTuThF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
102 (DIS)
 
50548
Open
7
 
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MTuThF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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