PHYSICS 140 - General Physics I
Section: 101
Term: SP 2008
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/1
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHYSICS 125, 135 or 160.
Advisory Prerequisites:
MATH 115. PHYSICS 140 and 141 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 140 offers introduction to mechanics, the physics of motion. Topics include: linear motion, vectors, projectiles, relative velocity and acceleration, Newton's laws, particle dynamics, work and energy, linear momentum, torque, angular momentum, gravitation, planetary motion, fluid statics and dynamics, simple harmonic motion, waves and sound.

Student performance is evaluated using a combination of homework assignments, lecture and discussion section activities, three evening midterm examinations and a final examination.

Required Book: University Physics Vol. 1 with Mastering Physics, eleventh edition, Addison Wesley, 2004.

PHYSICS 140 - General Physics I
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
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50561
Open
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MTuThF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
102 (DIS)
 
50562
Open
21
 
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MTuThF 8:00AM - 9:00AM
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