PS 15: General Physics, Laboratory

Course Number and Title: PS 15 (General Physics, Laboratory)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 1
Prerequisite: None

Course Description:
This is the complementary laboratory course of PS 15 covering topics in mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, wave mechanics, optics, nuclear, and modern physics.

Laboratory Manual provided by the Physics Department.
Bloomfield, L. (2009). How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life. USA: Wiley.
Claycomb, J. and Tran, J. (2010). Introductory Biophysics: Perspective on the Living State. USA: Jones & Barlett Publishers.
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.
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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