Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 1.5 Practicum/Lab hours and 1 Tutorial hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics
Introduces students to aspects of physics with an emphasis on applications in technology and the physical sciences. This course can be used as the second part of an introduction to physics for students in the physical sciences or as a science elective for engineering students. Topics include fluid mechanics, oscillations and waves, temperature and ideal gas law, optics, special relativity, quantum physics, and nuclear physics.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 110, MATH 123, or MATH 176; PHYS 115 or GE 124.
Note: Students with credit for PHYS 111 or 121 may not take this course for credit. Students may only obtain credit for one of PHYS 117 or PHYS 125.
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