PS 33: Elementary Physics III, Lecture

Course Number and Title: PS 33 (Elementary Physics III, Lecture)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 3
Prerequisites: PS 32, PS 32.1


Course Description:
This course is the third of the three calculus-based introductory Physics courses taken by students majoring in science. It introduces the students to the fundamental concepts of wave mechanics, sound, geometrical and physical optics, as well as an introduction to modern Physics.

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