University Physics I

PHYS117 (Liberal Arts) University Physics I 5 hrs. 4 crs. An introduction, intended for science majors, to the basic concepts of calculus-based physics. Topics may include: equilibrium, motion, Newton's laws, gravitation, work and energy, momentum, rotation, harmonic motion, statics and dynamics of fluids, thermal properties of matter. Coreq: MATH 121, PHYS 113. 3 hr lecture, 2 hr recitation. Not open to students with credit in PHYS 151. [Required Core: Life and Physical Sciences]