The first semester of a three semester sequence of calculus-based physics. Designed
to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation
in the fundamentals of physics. Covers Newtonian mechanics including gravitation and
mechanical oscillations. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of
phenomena discussed in lecture.
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 251 and MATH 252 or concurrent enrollment in MATH 252, or appropriate placement
test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
(CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A)
C-ID: PHYS 200S; PHYS 205