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Physics 201 is the first semester of a 2-semester introduction to physics for students preparing for careers in engineering, science and medicine. The main topics are mechanics, including kinematics, dynamics, statics, fluids, and oscillations. There are two lectures, two discussions and one three-hour lab per week. Our goal is for you to develop an understanding and intuition for physics so that you can solve practical problems. We feel that the only way to accomplish this goal is by thinking about and solving lots of problems and experimenting in the lab. We hope that Physics 201 will develop the critical thinking and collaborative skills you will need in your future career.

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Calculus (Math 221 or equivalent)



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