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General Physics I PHY-251
Last updated on July 15, 2020, 5:05 p.m.
This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vector operations, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.
This course is a Universal General Education Transfer Component course that is guaranteed to transfer for general education equivalency credit to each of the 16 institutions in the University of North Carolina system.