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    Jun 22, 2018  
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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PHY 251 General Physics I (4 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: MAT 271 
Corequisites: MAT 272 
This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vector operations, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.
This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core requirement in natural sciences/mathematics.



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