Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 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
Provides the first part of an introduction to physics. Topics include force, energy, momentum and collisions, torque and angular momentum, electric and magnetic fields, electric currents and circuits. Some applications of physics in technology and the health sciences are also discussed.
Prerequisite(s): Physics 30 or PHYS 90; and (Mathematics B30 and C30; or Foundations of Mathematics 30; or Pre-Calculus 30).
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 115 or PHYS 155.
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