Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 NOVA Catalog 
    
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PHY 100 - Elements of Physics (4 CR.)


Covers basic concepts of physics, including Newtonian mechanics, properties of matter, heat transfer, waves, fundamental behavior of gases, optics, ionizing radiation, and fundamentals of electricity and magnetism. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency, coherent written communication, application of  arithmetic, exponents, and algebraic skills such as solving for an unknown variable in an equation, and finding the slope and intercept from the equation of a line. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.



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