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PHYS218 — Summer 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 Summer 2018
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
College Physics with Mastering and e-text; Vol. 1 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen Custom 978-1323581964 Pearson Custom Publishing Required Intended for only one semester (Phys 218 or 220). Choose one of 3 options for a textbook.
College Physics: Mastering in Physics (with e-text) loose-leaf book; Vol. 1 & 2 Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-032199252 Pearson Required Intended if taking 2 semesters of Physics.
Mastering (with e-text) access card Etkina, Gentile, Van Heuvelen 978-0321918444 Pearson Required E-text with Access Card
Physics 218 Laboratory Manual Andrzej Lewicki, Nick Giordano & Michael Zimmer 2017/2018 LAD Custom Publishing Required

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