May 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate 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.

Credit in only one of the following courses can be used toward graduation or general education requirements: PHYS 1030 , PHYS 2010 , PHYS 2110.

Semester Availability: (Subject to Change) Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: MATH 1910   with a grade of C or higher
Corequisites: Calculus sequence, PHYS 2110 Laboratory
Contact Hours: 45 lecture hours, 45 lab hours per semester
General Education: Course can be used to meet Minimum General Education Core requirements.
Division: Mathematics and Science
Department: Science

Credits: (4)

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