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PHYS234 — Fall 2021

PHYS234: Physics For Life Sciences II

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Offering:

Fall, Spring, Summer; 4 Credits

Prerequisites:

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Description:

Physics For Life Sciences II builds upon Physics For Life Sciences I and prerequisite knowledge in college level biology, chemistry, and mathematics to present introductory physics that will be useful for applying physical principles, insights, and problem solving approaches for students with life science majors. Content will feature the first and second laws of thermodynamics, entropy, the electric field, electric current, oscillations and waves, and optics.

Instructor(s):

ARNOLD, IAN

Email:

iarnold@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Modified Mastering Physics with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for College Physics: A Strategic Approach Randall Knight, Brian Jones 4th 978-0134724744 Pearson Required Select one of two options for textbook
College Physics Loose Leaf and VP AC MOD MSTRGPHYS PKG Knight/Jones 4th 978-0135160121 Pearson Required Select one of two options for textbook
The MCAT Physics Book Garrett Biehle 978-1889057330 Nova Press Optional

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