Nov 15, 2019  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 101 Introduction to Mechanics


4 semester hours

Vectors, Newton’s laws of motion, work and energy, impulse and momentum, rotation, angular momentum, static equilibrium, harmonic motion. May include a brief introduction to quantum mechanics. Laboratory experiments pertaining to mechanics. Measurement, estimation, and uncertainty. Projectile motion, Newton’s laws, friction, torque.

Lecture, 3 hours; Laboratory, 2 hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 131  or concurrent enrollment.