PS 11.1: General Physics I for the Life Sciences, Laboratory

Course Number and Title: PS 11.1 (General Physics I for the Life Sciences, Laboratory)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 1
Prerequisite: None
 

Course Description:
This is the laboratory course that accompanies PS 11. Activities in this course include experiments in kinematics, Newton's three laws of motion, work-energy theorem, conservation of energy, impulse-momentum theorem, rotational motion, torque, moment of inertia, conservation of angular momentum, simple harmonic motion, and thermodynamics.
 

Bibliography:
Laboratory Manual provided by the Physics Department.
Claycomb, J. and Tran, J. (2010). Introductory Biophysics: Perspective on the Living State. USA: Jones & Barlett Publishers.
Bloomfield, L. (2009). How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life. USA: Wiley.
Cummings, K., Laws, P., Redish, E. and Cooney, P. (2007). Understanding Physics. USA: Wiley.
Cutnell, J. and Johnson, K. (2009). Physics (8th ed). USA: Wiley.
Davidovits, P. (2007). Physics in Biology and Medicine (3rd ed). USA: Academic Press.
Giancoli, D. (2008). Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics (4th ed). USA: Prentice Hall.
Halliday, D., Resnick, R., and Walker, J. (2010). Fundamentals of Physics Extended (9th ed). USA: Wiley.
Hassani, S. (2010). From Atoms to Galaxies: A Conceptual Physics Approach to Scientific Awareness. USA: CRC Press.
Hewitt, P. (2009). The Practice Book for Conceptual Physics (11th ed). USA: Addison Wesley.
Kirkpatrick, L. and Francis, G. (2009). Physics: A Conceptual World View (7th ed). USA: Brooks Cole.
Nelson, P. (2007). Biological Physics. USA: W.H. Freeman.
Robinson, P. (2010). Laboratory Manual for Conceptual Physics. USA: Addison Wesley.
Tipler, P. and Mosca, G. (2007). Physics for Scientists and Engineers (6th ed). USA: W.H. Freeman.
Young, H. and Freedman, R. (2007). University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (12th ed). USA: Addison Wesley.
 

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