Algebra-Based Physics I

PHYS 1230 (3)

An algebra-based treatment of Newtonian mechanics. Topics include kinematics and dynamics in one and two dimensions, conservation of energy and momentum, rotational motion, equilibrium, and fluids.

The sequence (PHYS 1230, 1230L, 1240, 1240L) is required of pre-medical, pre-dental, and pre-optometry students. Only 1230 and 1240 are required of pharmacy students.

Credit for both this course and PHYS 1310 may not be applied toward a degree program.

Meets New Mexico General Education Curriculum Area 3: Physical and Natural Sciences.

Prerequisite: MATH 1240 or MATH 1250 or MATH 1430 or MATH 1512 or ACT Math =>28 or SAT Math Section =>660 or ACCUPLACER Next-Generation Advanced Algebra and Functions =>284.

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Prerequisites / Corequisites

Pre-Calculus - MATH 1240

Trigonometry and Pre-Calculus - MATH 1250

Calculus I - MATH 1512

Applications of Calculus I - MATH 1430

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