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PHYS218 — Fall 2018
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PHYS218: General Physics

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Fall, Spring and Summer, Class 3, lab. 2, cr. 4


MA 151 or MA 153, and MA 154

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A broad survey of mechanics, heat, and sound primarily for technology students, focussing on the examples and applications especially appropriate to the technology field with generally conservative use of mathematics but giving fully quantitative treatments on selected key topics.




Textbook(s) for Fall 2018
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
College Physics, Vol. 1 + Modified MasteringPhysics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 2nd 9780135243275 Pearson Custom Publishing Required MasteringPhysics Vol. 1 used by students who will ONLY take Phys 218/219.
College Physics (Loose-leaf with Modified Mastering in Physics) Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 2nd 9780135194355 Pearson Custom Publishing Required FULL loose-leaf textbook with the Modified MasteringPhysics and can be used by students who will then take 219/221.
College Physics (Modified MasteringPhysics with an eBook) Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 9780134665535 Pearson Custom Publishing Required Modified MasteringPhysics with an eBook and can be used by students who will then take 219/221.
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2018/2019 LAD Custom Publishing Required Lab Manual

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