2011-12 Student Catalog 
    
    Feb 07, 2023  
2011-12 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 171 - Calculus-Based Physics and Mechanics

4 Cr.


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. Meets SUNY General Education requirement for Natural Sciences (NS) (Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters.)

Pre-requisite that may be met concurrently: MAT 120
Co-Requisites: PHY171L


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