Dec 09, 2023  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2023-2024 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2023-2024

PHYS 1100 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.