NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    
    Aug 08, 2022  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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PHYS 1110 - General Physics I


This is the first half of a two-semester course in physics for the general liberal arts student. This course covers classical mechanics, elementary heat and thermodynamics, sound and wave motion, and a brief introduction to simple mechanical relativity. The methods of college algebra are used, and the treatment is intended to give a grasp of important fundamental as well as develop facility in the solution of practical problems. This course is offered if student need is sufficient.

Prerequisites:
MATH 1405 - Pre-Calculus Trig with a grade of “C” or better.

General Education Requirement: Physical Science

Credits: 4

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 3 lab hrs/week



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