Mar 18, 2018  
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog 
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog
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PHYS 2110 - ♦Calculus-Based Physics I

This course is 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. The course is 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 TN eCampus.

Prerequisites: MATH 1910  
Corequisites: Calculus sequence, PHYS 2110L

Contact Hours: Three lecture hours per week
Laboratory Hours: Three laboratory hours per week
General Education: Course can be used to meet Minimum General Education Core requirements.
Credits: (4)

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