PHYS 141 Fall 2012 Mechanics and Waves (Q)

This course covers the same topics as Physics 131, but with a higher level of mathematical sophistication. It is intended for students with solid backgrounds in the sciences, either from high school or college, who feel comfortable solving "word problems" that require calculus.
Class Format: lecture, three hours per week; laboratory, three hours every other week; conference section, one hour every other week
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on weekly problem sets, labs, 2 one-hour tests, and a final exam, all of which have a substantial quantitative component
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Prerequisites: high school physics and Mathematics 103 (or equivalent placement)
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Department Notes: Physics 141 can lead to either Physics 132 (for students wanting a one-year survey of physics) or Physics 142 (for students considering a physics or astrophysics major)
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Divisional Attributes: Division III,Quantitative and Formal Reasoning
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Enrollment Limit: none
Expected Enrollment: 50
Class Number: 1219
CLASSES ATTR INSTRUCTORS TIMES CLASS NUMBER
PHYS141-01(F) LEC Mechanics and Waves (Q) Division 3: Science and MathematicsQuantitative and Formal Reasoning Jefferson Strait
MWF 11:00 AM-11:50 AM Physics 205 1219
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