# maths is cool

## maths is cool

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Course Title
& Number
Physics 101: General Physics I
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Pre/Co-requisite(s)
Prerequisites: PHY 001 or a passing grade on the Physics Placement Test, and MTH 103 (Calculus I)
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Number of credits
3 - 0 - 3
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Faculty Name
Dr. Nasser Hamdan
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Term/ Year
Spring 2016
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Section

CRN
Course
Days
Time
Location
20018
General Physics I sec 5
UTR
12:00-12:50
P109
20019
General Physics I sec 6
UTR
1:00 – 1:50
P218

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Instructor Information

Instructor
Office
Telephone
Email
Nasser Hamdan
P209
5152509
nhamdan@aus.edu
Office Hours: UTR: 9:30 – 10:00 and 11:00 -11:50; 1:00 -1:15
or by appointment
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Course Description from Catalog
Introduces the fundamental principles, laws and concepts of mechanics to students of science and engineering. Covers mechanics (kinematics in one and two dimensions; Newton’s laws of motion with applications; work and energy; conservation of energy and momentum; general rotation, including torque and angular momentum; static equilibrium) as well as some introductory material on and mechanical waves (simple harmonic motion).
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Course Learning Outcomes
After completing the course, students should have acquired the following skills:
Represent and analyze vector quantities (addition, subtraction, scalar and vector products).
Describe point particle motion in 1- and 2-dimensions.
Analyze point particle and rigid body dynamics, using Newton’s laws and energy methods.
Employ Newton’s laws and energy methods to analyze static and dynamic equilibrium; and recognize simple harmonic motion.
Apply the momentum (linear and angular) and energy conservation laws to analyze collision dynamics.
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Textbook
Principle of Physics; Halliday, Resnick and Walker; 10th ed. Wiley
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Teaching and Learning Methodologies
Lecture: The course-plan involves three theoretical credit hours, and no practical credit hours. Most of the three credit hours have been used for...