Personal Response Pad (What's
This?) (Available at Bookstore)
WebAssign Internet Homework System (See Course Syllabus)
General objectives are to:
Develop an understanding of the basic concepts and principles in Physics.
Develop critical thinking and a scientific approach to problem solving.
Develop and use mathematical formulations of physical principles.
Prepare the student for the MCAT exam
This is the first of a two-semester sequence required for students who are majoring in the life sciences, the pre-medical program, the pre-physical therapy program and the engineering technology program. Topics to be covered in P210 include concepts of force, vectors, one and two dimensional motion, Newton’s Laws, circular motion and gravity, conservation of energy, linear and angular momentum, torque, fluids, material elasticity, oscillatory motion, sound and thermodynamics.