Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

PHY-190 Physics I (3)

Covers physical concepts needed to understand and practice mechanical engineering. Includes measurement and vectors, statis equilibrium, torque, uniformly accelerated motion, Newton's laws, friction, work, energy and power, and simple machines. Emphasizes problem solving and teamwork through weekly labs focused on data collection using PC-based data acquisition equipment. Credits: 3, Hours: (2/2/0/0), Prereq: MAT-745; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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