PHY141BIN1BIN2 09Fall SPlumley

PHY141BIN1BIN2 09Fall SPlumley - COURSE OUTLINE COURSE...

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COURSE OUTLINE COURSE OUTLINE Instructor: Dr. Sulakshana Plumley Instructor: Dr. Sulakshana Plumley Semester/Session: Fall 2009 Course Number: PHY 141 Course Title: Physics 1 Course Credits: 4 Lecture hours: 3 Lab hours: 3 (all integrated together in online course) Pre-requisite(s): MAT 108 Co-requisite(s): None Course Description: A physics course taught on the algebraic level. Mechanics and heat are studied. Topics include vectors, kinematics, Newton’s law, static equilibrium, work and energy rotational kinematics, rotational dynamics, simple harmonic motion, heat and thermodynamics. Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, a student will be able to: 1. Identify the forces that affect observed motions of nature. 2. Describe the conservation laws as they apply to mechanics. 2. Use mathematics in solving physics problems. 3. Apply data reduction techniques in laboratory experiments. LISTED TOPICS: 1. Measurements 2. Vectors 3. One and Two Dimensional Kinematics 4. Newton’s Laws of Motion 5. Work, Energy, and Conservation of Mechanical Energy 6. Linear Momentum and Collisions 7. Rotational Kinematics and Rotational Dynamics 8. Vibration: Oscillatory Motion 9. Temperature, Heat, and Thermodynamics 10. Kinetic Theory of Gases REFERENCE, RESOURCE, OR LEARNING MATERIALS TO BE USED BY STUDENT: Textbook, Internet access, Computers, Scientific Calculator
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Section Dates Days Time Room IN-85 N/A N/A N/A www Instructor: Dr. Sulakshana Plumley Office Hours: T, R: 12:30-2:00 PM or by appt. Online chat room: M: 9:00-10:00
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PHY141BIN1BIN2 09Fall SPlumley - COURSE OUTLINE COURSE...

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