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2022-2023 Catalog [Archived] 
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PHYS 1B - Fluids, Heat and Sound

3 units
2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: PHYS 1A  with a minimum grade of C MATH 191  with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This is the second course in a four-semester calculus-based physics sequence designed for students with majors in engineering and the physical sciences. This course focuses on fluids, thermodynamics, and wave phenomena, with topics including fluids, statics and dynamics, gas laws, heat transfer, engines, the first and second laws of thermodynamics, and sound.

Note: The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing PHYS 1A , 1B, PHYS 1C , PHYS 1D  and PHYS 2A , PHYS 2B  and/or PHYS 3A , PHYS 3B  is one series.

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