PHY 171 - Calculus-Based Physics and Mechanics4 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.
The first of four calculus-based, general physics courses supporting the customary baccalaureate science or engineering degree requirement. The subjects covered in PHY 171 are centered on mechanical phenomena. Topics include measurement and estimation, the description of motion, vectors and vector algebra, Newton’s Laws of Motion, energy, momentum, rotational motion, static equilibrium, elasticity and harmonic motion.
Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisite that may be met concurrently: MAT 120
Co-Requisites: PHY 171L
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Natural Sciences (NS)
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