2019-2020
PHY241: Engineering Physics

About This Course

Supplements Physics 211-212. Selected topics in mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics with the application of calculus in physics.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Physics

Course Level:

Lower

Semesters Offered:

Spring

Course Prerequisites

4 credit hours

PHY211: College Physics I

First course in an introductory, algebra-based, physics sequence for college students. Topics include mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, sound, and waves. Laboratory.

3 credit hours

MAT125: Calculus I

A study of the derivative, its applications, and an introduction to the integral. Topics include limits, continuity, techniques of differentiation, optimization, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and indefinite integrals. 

Course Corequisites

4 credit hours

PHY212: College Physics II

Second course in an introductory, algebra- based, physics sequence for college students. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Laboratory.

3 credit hours

MAT225: Calculus II

A continuation of the study of the integral and a study of infinite series. Topics include techniques of integration, applications of the definite integral, introduction to differential equations, tests for convergence of series, and power series.


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