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University Physics I: Mechanics
Course: PHY121

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lecture   4.0 Credit(s)   3.0 Period(s)   3.0 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: T - Lab Load

Description: Kinematics, Newton`s laws, work, energy, momentum, conservation laws, dynamics of particles, solids, fluids, mechanical waves, and sound.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Use fundamental physical laws and principles to solve problems encountered in academic and non-academic environments. (I-VI)
2. Develop and use models that closely represent actual physical situations. (I-VI)
3. Apply problem solving techniques in terms of logic, efficiency, and effectiveness. (I-VI)
4. Work effectively in collaborative groups. (I-VI)
5. Solve practical engineering and science problems. (I-VI)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Linear Motion.
II. Non-Linear Motion
III. Forces and Momentum
IV. Work, Energy Storage and Transfer
V. Harmonic and Wave Motion
VI. Properties of Matter
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 4/24/2007

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