Summer Term

Physics

Summer Term 2014 Offerings

PHY 111-10 Introductory Physics I
A broad quantitative background in basic physics appropriate for students in biology, geography, prephysical therapy, speech pathology, and nursing. Mechanics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids; the concepts of energy and momentum; and heat and thermodynamics with related laboratory work. Prerequisite: background in algebra and trigonometry at the level of MTH 121 and MTH 132.

June 9–July 5, 2014
Lecture: Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Schaible Science Center, Room 005
Joseph Serpico

PHY 112-20 Introductory Physics II
A continuation of PHY 111. Electricity, magnetism, light, optics, and elementary modern physics with related laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: PHY 111. 

July 7–August 2, 2014
Lecture: Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Schaible Science Center, Room 005
Joseph Serpico

PHY 121-10 General Physics I
A thorough quantitative understanding of basic physics for students in science, mathematics, computer science, physics, or engineering programs. Vectors, kinematics, laws of mechanics, force, energy, momentum, and fluids with related laboratory experiments. Corequisite: MTH 151. (MTH 151 and 152 are prerequisites for the intensive Summer Term offering of this course.)

June 9–July 5, 2014
Lecture: Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Schaible Science Center, Room 003
Robert J. Froehlich

PHY 122-20 General Physics II
A continuation of PHY 121. Waves, oscillations, heat and thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, light, and optics, with related laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: PHY 121. Corequisite: MTH 152. (MTH 151 and 152 are prerequisites for the intensive Summer Term offering of this course.)

July 7–August 2, 2014
Lecture: Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Schaible Science Center, Room 003
Robert J. Froehlich

PHY-212-46 Introduction to Astronomy
A general introductory laboratory science course for non-science and science majors. An understanding, appreciation, and working knowledge of astronomy and its technological, environmental, and social impact in the past, present, and future. Understanding of the scientific method is developed through laboratory and field investigations with some evening observing time required.

June 9–August 2, 2014
Lecture Monday, Wednesday
6:30–10:20 p.m., Schaible Science Center, Room 001
Instructor: TBA

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