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2021-2022 Catalog [Archived] 
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PHYS 11 - Descriptive Introduction to Physics

3 units
3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 1  or eligibility for ENGL 1A  or qualification by appropriate assessment
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course utilizes lectures and demonstrations to present various principles of physics in a conceptual manner. Newton’s Laws of motion and gravitation, momentum, work, energy, and heat will be presented. Other topics will be selected from properties of matter, fluids, sound, light, electricity and magnetism, atomic and modern physics, special and general relativity.

Note: Students will not receive UC credit for Physics 11 if taken after PHYS 1A  or PHYS 2A .

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