2021-2022 Spring Edition 
    Aug 11, 2022  
2021-2022 Spring Edition [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


5 Units 4 hours lecture 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Prerequisite: MATH 124
Recommended Preparation: PHYS 20 or high school physics
A study of mechanics, vibration and waves, fluids, and thermodynamics. Topics include kinematics and dynamics in one and two dimensions, Newton’s Laws of motion, energy and momentum, conservation principles, statics, kinematics and dynamics of rotation, elasticity, Hook’s Law, simple harmonic motions, wave behavior, interference and standing waves, properties of fluids, Pascal’s and Bernoulli’s principles, temperature, heat calorimetry, the gas laws, and the laws of thermodynamics. Intended for students in the sciences and related subjects who are required to complete a physics course based on trigonometry.
Grading Method: GR - Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass