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    The American University in Cairo
   
 
  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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PHYS 111/1011 - Classical Mechanics, Sound and Heat (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
Thanawiya Amma MACT or Science, or IGCSE O-level physics, or German Abitur, or French Baccalaureate, or International Baccalaureate. Other high school degrees have the option of taking PHYS 1001  and MACT 1111  as prerequisites or passing an entrance exam in PHYS 1001  .MACT 1121  or concurrent. To be taken concurrently with PHYS 1012  

Description
An introduction to classical mechanics covering vectors, applications of Newton’s laws, conservation laws and forces, motion in a plane, circular motion, equilibrium and elasticity, rotational motion, simple harmonic motion, energy and power; mechanical and sound waves, temperature, heat and the first law of thermodynamics.

When Offered
Offered in fall, spring and summer.



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