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Physics

Physics 20700, 20800

20700-20800: General Physics
Vectors, equilibrium, rectilinear motion. Newton's laws, gravitation, motion in a plane, work and energy, impulse and momentum, rotation and angular momentum, simple harmonic motion, fluids, heat and thermodynamics, waves and acoustics, electrostatics, magnetism and electromagnetism, direct and alternating current, geometrical and physical optics.

Pre- or coreq.: Math 20200 for Physics 20700. Physics 20700 is prereq. for Physics 20800. Math 20300 is pre- or coreq. for Physics 20800. (Required for all students in the Physical Sciences, Engineering and Computer Science.) 

3 lect., 2 rec. hr./wk., 2 lab/wrkshp. hrs (20700), 2 lab. hrs. alt. wks. (20800); 4 cr./sem.