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Number:SC330
Name:Physics
Description:A survey of modern physics emphasizing concepts essential to a thorough understanding of the underpinnings of modern technology, particularly in the computer sciences. Topics include mechanics, light, sound, electricity and magnetism, as well as an introduction to the concepts of atomic theory and relativity.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to: 1. Explain where scientific knowledge comes from; 2. Outline the atomic theory of matter; 3. Describe Newton's Laws of motion and gravity; 4. Describe the nature of energy and the laws of thermodynamics; 5. Describe the nature of light, electricity, and magnetism; 6. Outline relativity and quantum theory; 7. Explain why the nature of the atomic nucleus makes it possible to release large amounts of energy.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
F 2016 (none) Morales $0 $0 $0
F 2016 PHYSICS:CONCEPTS+CONNECTIONS 9780321661135 HOBSON 5TH 10 PEARSON Morales $0 $120 $0 $0
S 2016 (none) DeAngelis $0 $0 $0
S 2015 PHYSICS:CONCEPTS+CONNECTIONS 9780321661135 HOBSON 5TH 10 PEARSON Morales $0 $113 $0
S 2015 PHYSICS:CONCEPTS+CONNECTIONS 9780321661135 HOBSON 5TH 10 PEARSON Morales $0 $113 $0
F 2013 PHYSICS:CONCEPTS+CONNECTIONS 9780321661135 HOBSON 5TH 10 Easton $0 $0 $0
F 2012 Physics : Concepts and Connections 978-0-321-66113-5 Hobson, Art 5TH 10 Prentice Hall, Inc. Easton $132 $99 $0
F 2011 PHYSICS 0-321-66113-3 HOBSON 5 PH Easton $119 $89
S 2010 PHYSICS 0-13-187946-4 HOBSON 4 PH Easton $113 $84
F 2008 PHYSICS 0-13-187946-4 HOBSON 4 PEARSON EDUCATION Easton $113 $84
F 2007 PHYSICS HOBSON 4 PH Easton $110 $83
S 2003 Physics Concepts and Connections 0-13-035709-X Hobson 3 Prentice Hall Easton $0 $0