A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

PHYS 151:
General Physics I

Introduction to physics focusing on central concepts and problem solving. Topics: mechanics, energy and waves. 6 hours lecture with lab/week. Lab Science or 2nd Science. Liberal Arts.

Prerequisite: MATH 181 or permission from the instructor.

  

Useful Information

Class Time                           WF 1:30-4:20PM 
Location                               P118 
Instructor                           Dr. Hoffman

Help Session                     TR 6:00-8:00PM 
Location                              P204  

 

Course
Materials

 

Homework
Assignments

Problem Set #1
Problem Set #2
Problem Set #3
Problem Set #4
Problem Set #5
Problem Set #6
Problem Set #7
Problem Set #8
Problem Set #9
Problem Set #10
Problem Set #11
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 In-Class PowerPoint
Questions

Drawing Vectors
Vector Components
Motion in One Dimension
Projectiles
Newton's Laws
Newton's Laws and Friction
Newton's Laws and Pulleys
Newton's Laws and Circular Motion
Work
Work, Kinetic, and Potential
Conservation of Energy
Momentum and Impulse
Collisions in One Dimension
Collisions in Two Dimensions
Rotational Kinematics
Torque
Angular Momentum
Conservation of Angular Momentum
Statics
Pressure, Depth, and Archimedes
Bernoulli
Oscillatory Motion
Wave Motion and Sound
Superposition of Waves