Physics for Non-Sci Majors I

Course Description

Non-calculus based general physics course for non-science majors. Study of one-dimensional and two-dimensional kinematics, dynamics, statics, work, energy, linear momentum, solids and fluids, temperature and kinetic theory, heat, vibrations and waves, and electrostatics.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and define physical quantities.
  • Apply principles and laws of classical mechanics to explain physical phenomena and solve problems.
  • Explain different physical processes from an energetic point of view.
  • Interpret fundamental principles of behavior of the charge in an electric field.
  • Apply the laws of kinetic theory of gases.
  • Define basic principles of vibrations and wave propagation.

Prerequisites

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