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PHYS233 — Fall 2023

PHYS233: Physics For Life Sciences I (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

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 Fall 2023

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
College Physics: A Strategic Approach Knight, Jones, Field 4th 9780134724744 Pearson Publishing Required
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