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PHYS 170L: General Physics I Laboratory


PHYS 170L: General Physics I Laboratory (1 credit)

Course Description

This laboratory course is a rigorous, calculus-based study for professional or engineering majors. Laboratory exercises are designed to reinforce the fundamental concepts of kinematics, mechanics, energy, waves and thermodynamics. (3 hours laboratory)

Co-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in PHYS 170.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an experimental understanding of some basic physical concepts and theories.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with various instruments and their use in making reliable and precise measurements.
  • Calculate a result with the appropriate number of significant figures.
  • Analyze data using calculation and graphical methods.
  • Organize an accurate and complete laboratory notebook.

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