Nov 30, 2023  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 121 - Introductory Physics I


This course emphasizes classical mechanics. Topics include force, particle kinematics and dynamics, equilibrium, Newton’s laws of motion and gravitation, rotational motion, collisions, momentum, energy and conservation laws.  

This course may be subject to a Course Materials Charge. The charge may vary by semester, depending on the course materials required. The Course Materials Initiative (CMI) was established to provide students with more affordable course materials, enhance the students’ experience on a common digital platform via Blackboard, and position UMBC to be ahead of the curve with digital content.  More information is available at UMBC Bookstore’s website.

Course ID: 56129
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Discussion, Lecture
Course Equivalents: PHYS 121H  
Attributes: Science (non-lab) (GEP), Science (non-lab) (GFR)
Requirement Group: You must complete MATH 151  or MATH 151H  with a “C” or higher or be concurrently enrolled in MATH 151  or MATH 151H .

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