Course Catalog

Physics (PHYS 101)

Offered By:  Physics Department

Course Prerequisites

Description

The course introduces a calculus-based study of, Newtonian Mechanics; introduction to vector algebra; space and time straight-line kinematics; motion in two dimensions; the concept of force; Newton's laws; forces of friction; mechanical equilibrium, uniform and non uniform circular motion; motion in accelerated frames; work and energy; conservative and neoconservative forces; potential energy; linear momentum; collisions and conservation laws; rigid body and rotational dynamics; angular momentum; universal gravitation; elasticity; fluid mechanics; oscillatory motion