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Summer Semester 2018
Jun 16, 2019
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PHYS 1112 - General Physics II
This is the second of a three-quarter sequence for students in any Natural Science and Mathematics field of study. The course stresses physics concepts rather than equation derivation as in the calculus-based course (PHYS 1211/PHYS 1212/PHYS 1213 or PHYS 1214). Algebra and trigonometry are used regularly to solve problems and make predictions. Includes topics in rotational motion, torque, vibrations, fluids, heat and thermodynamics, kinetic theory, and particles and matter waves. The course includes a rigorous algebra-based laboratory that exposes students to a broad range of the real physical phenomena investigated using equipment as well as computerized instrumentation and data acquisition techniques. This course counts toward the Scientific Inquiry: The Natural and Physical World requirement. Prerequisites: high school algebra, trigonometry, PHYS 1111. Students majoring in physics or engineering are required to take PHYS 1211/PHYS 1212/PHYS 1213 or PHYS 1214. Lab fee associated with this course.
0.000 OR 5.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 5.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture/Lab, Lecture

Physics and Astronomy Department

Course Attributes:
Scientific Inquiry: Natural

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level PHYS 1111 Minimum Grade of D-

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