PHYSICS 135 - Physics for the Life Sciences I
Section: 100
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Course Note:
Uniform evening midterm exams on Thursdays, October 7, November 4, and December 2.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/1
Other:
LifeSci
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHYSICS 125, 140 or 160.
Advisory Prerequisites:
MATH 115, 120, 185, or 295. Students should elect PHYSICS 136 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:

Life is a physical process, limited and enabled by the same laws of nature that govern the inanimate world. This course is the first of a two-course introduction to the physics of life. PHYSICS 135 and 235 is the best introductory physics sequence for students planning concentrations in any of the life sciences, as well as students planning to pursue medicine, kinesiology, or the health sciences as a profession. PHYSICS 135 is divided into three main topics. The course begins with the mechanics of life; how organisms support themselves against the pull of gravity, and how they apply forces to move themselves around. After this, you will learn about energy and how its flow enables the assembly and activity of life. The final third of the course examines life’s media, air and water, and explores how the behaviors of fluids influence life. The course grade is based on homework, three evening examinations, class performance and a final examination. PHYSICS 135 students should elect PHYSICS 136 (lab).

PHYSICS 135 - Physics for the Life Sciences I
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 
45784
Open
23
 
-
TuF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: Students should elect Physics 136 as the corresponding lab. Evening midterm exams on Thursdays: October 7, November 4, and December 2.
101 (DIS)
P
45785
Open
10
 
-
MTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
102 (DIS)
P
46319
Open
1
7CSP
-
MTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
W 2:00PM - 3:00PM
200 (LEC)
 
45786
Open
36
 
-
TuF 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students should elect Physics 136 as the corresponding lab.
201 (DIS)
P
45787
Open
23
 
-
MTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
202 (DIS)
P
46320
Closed
0
10CSP
-
MTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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