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PHYS233 — Spring 2022

PHYS233: Physics For Life Sciences I

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Offering:

Fall, Spring, Summer; 4 Credits

Prerequisites:

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Description:

Physics For Life Sciences I builds upon 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 Newtonian framework with emphasis on friction, drag and viscosity, random motion and diffusion, fluid flow, the Coulomb force, molecular forces and bonding, momentum, conservation of energy, entropy, and the first and second laws of thermodynamics.

Instructor(s):

ARNOLD, IAN

Email:

iarnold@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Spring 2022

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Required

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