Jul 14, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 151 - College Physics I


(Coll/Tran)
Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 4

This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vectors, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. MAT 172  is recommended prior to or concurrently with this course.

Prerequisites: 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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