Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

PHYS233 — Fall 2016
Course Info

PHYS233: Physics For Life Sciences I (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Fall, Spring, Summer; 4 Credits


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Physics For Life Sciences I builds upon prerequisite knowledge in college level biology, chemistry, and mathematics to present introductory physics that will be useful for applying physical principles, insights, and problem solving approaches for students with life science majors. Content will feature the Newtonian framework with emphasis on friction, drag and viscosity, random motion and diffusion, fluid flow, the Coulomb force, molecular forces and bonding, momentum, conservation of energy, entropy, and the first and second laws of thermodynamics.


Durbin, Stephen


Textbook(s) for Fall 2016
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
WebAssign - WAS 978-1928550204 Required You will find at Follett's and University Bookstores.
i>Clicker Required

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