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PHYS 051 – Fundamentals of Physics I

Credits: 4.00

Course Description: Calculus-based introduction to kinematics, dynamics, oscillations, thermal physics. For students in the natural sciences. With lab. Credit not given for both PHYS 051 and PHYS 031. Pre/co-requisite: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MATH 021.

Section Description: This course will cover the fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics. It is the first semester calculus-based physics course for science majors. PHYS 051 will meet in the new Physics Active Learning space in Innovation Hall. Nearly all of your class time will be spent in small-group activities. You will be required to read the assigned text to prepare.

CRN: 90673

Section: A

Enrolled/Seats: 71/90

Days Time Location
MWF 09:40 - 10:30 INNOVATION HALL E330
R 13:15 - 14:30 INNOVATION HALL E330

Instructor(s): Luke Anthony Donforth, Matthew Schuette White

Meeting Dates: 26 Aug 2019 - 06 Dec 2019