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Calc Physics 1 Enhancement

Course Number: 10806158
Credits: 1.00

Course Description

10-806-158 CALC PHYSICS 1 ENHANCEMENT ...mathematical enhancement transforming General Physics 1 (4 cr) into Calc-based Physics 1 (5 cr). Topics include deriving fundamental kinematic equations, time-and position-varying forces, impulse, work, rotational motion, moments of inertia, simple-harmonic motion, thermodynamics. (Prerequisite: A 4-credit, Algebra-based Physics course containing mechanics and Calculus 1 at your college. Please check with your primary college for more information.)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Apply Translational Kinematics to One-Dimensional Motion
  2. Apply Translational Kinematics to two-dimensional motion.
  3. Apply the concepts of work, power, and energy to dynamics applications.
  4. Examine the concepts and principles of linear momentum.
  5. Apply the laws of rotational dynamics and equilibrium.
  6. Explore the concepts of thermodynamics as they pertain to fluid systems.