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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PH 260 - Technical Physics I

Credit Hours: 4

A course in general physics intended for the technology student. Topics include but not limited to vectors, velocity, acceleration, free fall, circular motion, force, laws of motion, friction, conservation laws, simple machines, properties of matter, stress, strain, pressure, fluids, calorimetry, thermodynamics and heat transfer.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • explain and demonstrate the laws of nature;
  • apply and explain the laws of physics to society;
  • solve problems using computers;
  • use mathematical skills in problem solution;
  • write answers to qualitative questions; and
  • read and apply knowledge to technical reports and data.

Corequisites: MT 121 or MT 125 or equivalent should be taken concurrently.
Concurrent Registration: PH 261
F/S (C, N, S)