Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

PHYS 320 - Mechanics I


Prerequisites, PHYS 101  and MATH 210  or MATH 116 MATH 215  recommended. Students deepen their understanding of Newtonian mechanics and its applications by using more advanced mathematical formulations of the physical principles studied in PHYS 101. Students learn general concepts, methods, analytic tools and advanced problem-solving skills. Topics include Newton’s laws, conservation of momentum, angular momentum, and energy, oscillations, many-body dynamics, and non-inertial frames. Letter grade with Pass/No Pass option. (Offered fall semester.) 3 credits