May 27, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.