Aug 09, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 131 - Physics-Mechanics


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 4

This algebra/trigonometry-based course introduces fundamental physical concepts as applied to engineering technology fields. Topics include systems of units, problem-solving methods, graphical analysis, vectors, motion, forces, Newton’s laws of motion, work, energy, power, momentum, and properties of matter. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the principles studied to applications in engineering technology fields. MAT 122  or MAT 172  is recommended prior to or concurrently with this course.

Prerequisites:MAT 121  or MAT 171  or MAT 271  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: None.
When Offered: (F, S, On demand)



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