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Preparatory Physics: PH100-LB Course Information
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Course Description: This is a one-semester introduction into how to solve simple kinematics and dynamics problems, utilizing basic algebra, trigonometry, vectors and other mathematical tools. The main objective of the course is to aquire basic skills and knowledge necessary to enter regular college physics courses. Mastering college level physics is not a main goal of this course and thus this course may not be used to satisfy Area III of Core Curriculum. Prerequisite: MA106: Pre-Calculus Trigonometry Learning Objectives
Students successfully completing this course will have mathematic skills and physics background sufficent to succeed in regular physics courses such as PH201 or PH221. Test and Final Exam Three medterm exams and one comprehensive final exam will be given. No textbook nor notebook is allowed in the exams. One letter-size hand-written information sheet is allowed. You can write down mathematical formulae, laws and priciples of physics, physical formulae, physical contants, and other concepts related to physics and mathematics on the information sheet. However, you are not allowed to write solutions of any particular problem including homework problems, example problems in textbook. A calculator may be used during exam. A make-up test may be given if unforeseen problems should happen. However, no more than one test can be made up. You must notify the instructor within a day or two of the exam day with a written reason for the make-up.
Withdrawal from the course Last day to withdraw from the course with "W": July 7, 2008. Medical withdraw: If you developed serious medical problems during the term, you can withdraw from the course at any time before the end of the term. Consult with your adviser. If you have missed two or more exams due to major medical problems, you should consider medical withdraw. |