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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.


Csathy, Gabor - Lewicki, Andrew (COORD) - Rajapaksha, Ajith

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Textbook(s) for Fall 2016
Textbook(s) for Fall 2016
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
College Physics Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Custom Publishing Required
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki & Michael Zimmer 2016/2017 LAD Custom Publishing Required
Modified MasteringPhysics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for College Physics: 9780321918444 Required Purchase on Pearson Website. Only needed if you have purchased a used textbook.

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