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2023-2025 - Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2025 - Undergraduate Catalog
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PHY 121 - Introductory Physics I - Lecture Credits: 3


Introductory course in classical mechanics. Some of the topics introduced are the description of motion, Newton’s laws of motion, equilibrium conditions, concepts of work and energy, momentum, periodic phenomena, and rotational motion.  Additional topics may include the concepts of heat and temperature, kinetic theory of gases, and the behavior of real and ideal gases. Origin, characteristics, transmission, and detection of sound may also be studied. Recommended students take concurrently PHY 123 .

Prerequisite(s): MAT 117B   (may be taken concurrently) or MAT 117A  (may be taken concurrently) or math placement level of 3
Category: Natural World & Technology - N



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