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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


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.


Chen, Yang - Lewicki, Andrew (COORD) - Rajapaksha, Ajith

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Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
College Physics; Vol. 1 (Paperback) + MasteringPhysics Access Card Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-1323581964 Pearson Custom Publishing Required Textbook + MasterPhysics Access card. Please choose one of two options.
College Physics; Vol. 1 & 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing Required If you plan to take Phys 218 & 219, you may consider purchasing this textbook.
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321864710 Pearson Custom Publishing Required Ebook + MasterPhysics Access Card. MasterPhysics Access Card expires after 24 months.
Physics 21800 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano and Michael Zimmer 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing Required

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