PHYS 2101 [0.5 credit] Mechanics and Properties of Matter
Equations of motion for a single particle. Harmonic oscillation. Noninertial reference frames. Orbits in a central force field. Motion of systems of particles and of rigid bodies. Introduction to special relativity. Laboratory experiments in classical mechanics and properties of matter.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours a week, tutorials (optional) once a week.