Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


PHY-221 - Physics for Science & Engr 1 (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: PHY141 or equivalent high school course completed within the past 5 years. COREQUISITES: MAT201
This is a calculus-based mechanics physics course that emphasizes problem-solving techniques. Major topics of study include: vectors, one and two dimensional kinematics, circular motion, forces and Newton's laws, work, energy and its conservation, collisions, linear momentum and its conservation, rotational kinematics and dynamics, angular momentum and its conservation, static equilibrium, simple harmonic motion and gravity.


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