Jun 17, 2018  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2017-2018 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 232 - General Physics I


Offered FL
Lecture‐3 Lab‐2
4 credit hrs/5 contact hrs
Prerequisite: MTH 122 - Analytical Trigonometry  or MTH 151 - College Algebra  with “C” or better, or satisfactory score on placement test.
Trigonometry‐based introductory physics. Applies Newton’s laws to 1‐ and 2‐dimensional linear motion and circular motion. Analyzes rotational dynamics. Covers the conservation of energy and momentum. Explores mechanical and thermal properties of matter (solid and fluid). Introduces the laws of thermodynamics and applies them to thermal processes and heat engines.



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