PHYSICS 61L.001, Spring 2010

Course TitleINTRODUCTORY MECHANICS  
Class Time/Room MF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Physics 128
Instructor(s) Scholberg, Kate
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Course DescriptionThe fundamentals of classic physics. Topics include: vectors, units, Newton's Laws, static equilibrium, motion in one and two dimensions, rotation, conservation of momentum, work and energy, gravity, simple and chaotic oscillations. Numerical methods used to solve problems in a workstation environment. Intended principally for non-physics majors in the physical sciences and engineering. Students planning a major in physics should enroll instead in Physics 41L, 42L in their freshman year. Closed to students having credit for Physics 41L or 53L. Instructor: Behringer