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Fall 2017
May 25, 2019
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PHYS 1050 - Physics 1: Mechanics
(Lab Required) It's rocket science! Mechanics is the science of describing (Kinematics) and explaining (Dynamics) motion. The basic concepts of calculus together with laws of conservation of momentum and energy are used to develop the tools required to describe, analyze and predict the outcomes of linear and rotational motion in simple mechanical systems. A brief introduction to the Einstein theory of special relativity provides a taste of modern approaches to this subject. This course develops a strong scientific foundation for students considering a program of study in engineering or the physical sciences. May not be held with PHYS 1020, PHYS 1021, PHYS 1051, PHYS 1410, PHYS 1420. Prerequisites: Pre-calculus Mathematics 40S (300) (or equivalent) (60 percent) and Physics 40S (300) (or equivalent) (60 percent); or PHYS 0900 (Pass). It is strongly recommended that students attain a minimum of 80 per cent as the average of their marks in Physics 40S (300) and Pre-calculus Mathematics 40S (300). Prerequisite or concurrent requirement: One of MATH 1230, MATH 1500, MATH 1501, MATH 1510, MATH 1520 or MATH 1690.
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3.0 Credit hours

Science, Science lab

Physics and Astronomy Department

Course Attributes:
Physics:General, Science requirement for BA, Science, Recommended Intro Courses

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Faculty of Science
      Faculty of Engineering
      Faculty of Human Ecology
      College of Medicine
      Faculty of Management
      Faculty of Agric.and Food Sci.
      Faculty of Education
      Faculty of Architecture
      Faculty of Social Work
      College of Nursing
      School of Art
      School of Dental Hygiene
      Faculty of Music
      Faculty of Kines & Rec Mgmt
      Extended Education
      University 1
      Faculty of Env, Earth, & Res
      Faculty of Health Sciences
      Faculty of Arts
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     
      Main (Fort Garry & Bannatyne)

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