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Physics

Physics 20700, 20800

PHYS 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 PHYS 20700. PHYS 20700 is prereq. for PHYS 20800. MATH 20300 is pre-or coreq. for PHYS 20800. (Required for all students in the Physical Sciences, Engineering and Computer Science.) 3 lect., 2 rec. hr./wk., 2 lab/wrkshp. hrs (PHYS 20700), 2 lab. hrs. alt. wks. (PHYS 20800); 4 cr./sem.