900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
An introduction to classical mechanics and thermodynamics. This course studies the concepts and techniques required to measure, describe and predict the motion of particles and extended objects. Topics include kinematics of linear motion, forces and Newton's laws, gravitation, momentum, work, energy, rotational motion, angular momentum, torque, fluids, oscillations, temperature, heat, and thermal energy.
Mode of Inquiry: Understanding the Natural World
General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning
Prerequisite: MATH 141 (or concurrent enrollment)