PHY 135 - Fundamental Concepts and Methods of Physics

Overview

Description

An introduction to some of the most significant ideas about the nature of the physical world and the methods by which these ideas are developed and tested experimentally, including Newtonian mechanics, conservation laws, the kinetic-molecular theory of matter, electromagnetic fields, light waves and interference, special relativity, general relativity, quantum mechanics, atoms, nuclei, and elementary particles.Note: This course satisfies either Life & Physical Science or Scientifice World requirement in the CUNY 2013 Gen Ed requirements at Lehman.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Required Core - Life and Physical Sciences

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Laboratory

Hours

2

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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