Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

PHY 116 Physics I(LP)(SW)(STEM)

3 class hours, 2 laboratory hours. Intended for Biology and Health Science majors. Weight, balance; forces and torques exerted by muscles; introduction to motion and fluid flow; conservation of energy in animate and inanimate systems; energy consumption and metabolism; heat, gravitation, molecular potential energies; energy levels and transitions; binding and dissociation in large and small systems; free energy in chemistry and biology. Articulated experiments include mechanical systems simulating forces and torques in the human arm, energy conversion such as electrical energy to heat.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

MTH 123

Fees

Material Fee: $25

Distribution

Life and Physical Sciences or Scientific World (STEM)