Aug 11, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 251 - General Physics I


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

This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vector operations, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, 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.

Prerequisites: MAT 271  must pass with a grade of C or higher; DRE 098  or appropriate placement test score. Corequisites: MAT 272 .
When Offered: (S)



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