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Introduction to Mechanics

This course surveys physics concepts and their respective applications; it is intended as a basic introduction to the current physical understanding of our universe. In this course, the student will study physics from the ground up, learning the basic physical laws, their application to the behavior of objects, and the use of the scientific method in driving advances in knowledge. While mathematics is the language of physics, the student need only be familiar with high school-level algebra, geometry, and trigonometry; the small amount of additional math needed will be developed during the course. See course site for further details. (Physics 101, Chemistry 001, Mechanical Engineering 005)

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