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2014-2015 VSCC Catalog 
2014-2015 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 2110 - ♦Calculus-Based Physics I

An introduction to mechanics. Among the topics covered are the kinematics and dynamics of linear motion, the conditions for static equilibrium, the principles of conservation of energy and of momentum, Newton’s law of gravitation, the kinematics and dynamics of rotational motion, mechanics of solids and fluids and thermodynamics. Differential and integral calculus and simple vector analysis are used throughout. Designed primarily for students intending to major in physics, chemistry, or mathematics; required of all students in the Engineering curriculum and strongly recommended for students planning to teach mathematics or science in secondary schools.

Semester Availability:  SPRING ONLY - Semester availability is subject to change.  See your advisor.

Course may be offered through RODP.

COREQUISITES: Calculus sequence.
Hours: Three lecture, three laboratory hours per week.
General Education: Course can be used to meet Minimum General Education Core requirements.
Credits: (4)

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