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PHYS 151Lg Fundamentals of Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Units: 4
Terms Offered: FaSpSm
Gateway to the majors and minors in Physics and Astronomy. Statics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, conservation principles, gravitation, simple harmonic oscillators, thermodynamics, heat engines, entropy.
Prerequisite: MATH 125g  or MATH 126g  or MATH 226  or MATH 129  or MATH 229 
Satisfies New General Education in Category E: Physical Sciences
Satisfies Old General Education in Category III: Scientific Inquiry
Instruction Mode: Lecture, Lab Required, Quiz
Grading Option: Letter