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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

Syllabus Available
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, Lower Division, Core Transfer Library, UC-Science, GTC-Science

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

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

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