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    Loyola Marymount University
  Feb 18, 2018
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018

PHYS 253 General Physics I

4 semester hours

Vectors. Kinematics. Newton’s laws of motion, energy, momentum, rotational motion, and harmonic motion. Fluid mechanics. Heat and thermodynamics. Laboratory experiments pertaining to mechanics, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics.

Lecture, 3 hours; Laboratory, 2 hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 112  or MATH 122  or MATH 131  or concurrent enrollment.

University Core fulfilled: Flag: Quantitative Reasoning.

NOTE: THE PHYS 253-PHYS 254  series is suitable for biology and chemistry majors and others desiring a college-level experience in physics. This series is not acceptable for credit in the physics or engineering programs.