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PHYS172D: Modern Mechanics (Distance Learning) (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Spring, Credits 4


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PHYS 172 D is a first semester calculus-based physics course that is taught in an online format at Purdue University. The course meets the same requirements as PHYS 172 and can be taken in place of the face-to-face PHYS 172 course. It will use the same text as the face-to-face version of PHYS 172, but various course materials, lectures, homework, labs, recitations, and exams will be different from the face-to-face course. All of the course materials will be distributed online through Blackboard Learn website for the course.


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Textbook(s) for Spring 2022

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Matter & Interaction WileyPLUS/D2L Brightspace Access Code Chabay & Sherwood 978-1118914496 Wiley & Sons Required
IOLab Kit Macmillan MPS Required

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