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John G Cramer
PHYS 114
Seattle Campus

General Physics

Basic principles of physics presented without use of calculus. Suitable for students majoring in technically oriented fields other than engineering or the physical sciences. Mechanics. Credit is not given for both PHYS 114 and PHYS 121. Recommended: working knowledge of algebra and trigonometry; one year high school physics; concurrent registration in PHYS 117. Offered: AWSpS.

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Introduction to Mechanics: Kinematics; Newton's Laws; Work and Energy; Conservation of Energy and Momentum; Rotations, Torque and Angular Momentum; Gravitation; Oscillations.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by John G Cramer
Date: 03/25/2009