Physics for the Physical Sciences l: Mechanics

This is the first block of a two-block sequence in introductory physics for students planning to major in the physical sciences or enter an engineering program. This course covers mechanics and thermodynamics. The course emphasizes mathematically rigorous problem solving. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World lab or field requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: FRL requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: SA requirement.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 125 or 126.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: FRL, Critical Learning: SA, Critical Perspectives: Lab, Critical Perspectives: Q

1 unit — Cervantes, Gosnell, Hinkel, Lang, Purdue

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 1 Physics for the Physical Sciences l: Mechanics Patricia Purdue Olin Hall 270 32 / 22 05/20/2022
Spring 2022 Block 5 Physics for the Physical Sciences l: Mechanics Natalie Gosnell, Evelyn Schumer Olin Hall 270 32 / 15 05/20/2022
Spring 2022 Block 7 Physics for the Physical Sciences l: Mechanics Natalie Gosnell, Evelyn Schumer Olin Hall 270 32 / 2 05/20/2022
Fall 2022 Block 1 Physics for the Physical Sciences l: Mechanics Phillip Cervantes, Patricia Purdue TBA 32 / 7 05/20/2022
Spring 2023 Block 5 Physics for the Physical Sciences l: Mechanics Phillip Cervantes, Natalie Gosnell TBA 32 / 32 05/20/2022
Spring 2023 Block 7 Physics for the Physical Sciences l: Mechanics Kristine Lang TBA 32 / 32 05/20/2022
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