Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

PHY 110 - College Physics I

Course Description

This is a course designed for science majors who are not in the calculus sequence. The course content consists of Mechanics and Thermodynamics.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Describe motion in one dimension.
Apply vector mathematics to explain two-dimensional motion.
Describe and analyze freely-falling objects.
Analyze motion using Newton's Laws.
Apply conservation laws.
Describe rotational motion.
Analyze oscillatory motion.
Describe and apply the basic concepts of thermodynamics.
Apply laboratory skills and computer-based technologies to solve problems in a cooperative environment.

College Academic Learning Goal Designation: Scientific Inquiry (SI)

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2

Course Prerequisites: MAT 151: Co-req: MAT 152