2018-2019 Spring Edition 
    
    Aug 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 20 THE IDEAS AND EVENTS OF PHYSICS


4 Units 3 hours lecture 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Major discoveries, ideas and methods in physics. Includes simple motions, the nature of matter and energy, electric and magnetic effects, and 20th-century ideas in relativity, and atomic and nuclear science. Emphasis is on understanding concepts rather than mathematical aspects. This course is also suggested for students having no previous physics training as preparation for more advanced physics courses.
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