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Fall 2016
Jan 26, 2022
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PHYS 17200 - Modern Mechanics
Credit Hours: 4.00. Introductory calculus-based physics course using fundamental interactions between atoms to describe Newtonian mechanics, conservation laws, energy quantization, entropy, the kinetic theory of gases, and related topics in mechanics and thermodynamics. Emphasis is on using only a few fundamental principles to describe physical phenomena extending from nuclei to galaxies. 3-D graphical simulations and numerical problem solving by computer are employed by the student from the very beginning. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer. CTL:IPS 1753 Calculus-based Physics I
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

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Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture, Recitation
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Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Core Transfer Library, Lower Division, GTC-Science, UC-Science

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. To understand and describe a wide range of physical phenomena in mechanics and thermodynamics using only a few fundamental principles of physics. 2. To learn a unified approach that relates microscopic behavior to macroscopic behavior. 3. To model natural phenomena quantitatively. 4. To apply all this to a range of topics related to mechanics and thermodynamics.


Prerequisites:
( (Undergraduate level MA 16100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16300 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16700 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MATH 16300 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16500 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently]) or (Undergraduate level MA 22100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] and (Undergraduate level MA 22200 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 16020 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently]) ) or (Undergraduate level MA 22300 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] and Undergraduate level MA 22400 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently]) or Undergraduate level MATH 16500 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] ) or ALEKS Math Assessment 085 or SAT Mathematics 650 or ACT Math 29

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