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PHYS218: General Physics

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Offering:

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

Prerequisites:

MA 151 or MA 153, and MA 154

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Description:

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.

Instructor(s):

Csathy, Gabor

Email:

Csathy, Gabor

Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
College Physics with Mastering and e-text; Vol. 1 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-1323581964 Pearson Custom Publishing Optional Intended for only one semester (Phys 218 or Phys 220)
Physics 21800 and 22000 Laboratory Manual Andrzej (Andrew) Lewicki 2017/2018 LAD Custom Publishing Required
Mastering (with e-text) access card 978-0321918444 Required e-text with access card.
College Physics; Mastering in Physics (with e-text) Vol. 1 & 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321993700 Pearson Optional Purchase this if you are intending to take 2 semesters of Physics.
College Physics; Mastering in Physics (with e-text) loose-leaf book; Vol. 1 & 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321999252 Pearson Optional Purchase text if you are intending to take 2 semesters of Physics.

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