This course is the first of a two-semester sequence organized according to the major unifying principles of physics. It is a general study of conservation laws, Newtonian dynamics, and special relativity. The material is presented at the level of elementary calculus. There is one laboratory period per week in addition to classwork. These courses are recommended for all students majoring in the physical sciences or completing the 3+2 engineering program. Co-requisite: MATH 135. Offered Fall semester only. Fulfills NS-L Distribution.
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