PS 51.1: Physics I, Laboratory

Course Number and Title: PS 51.1 (Physics I, Laboratory)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 1
Prerequisites: MA 18A, MA 18B
 

Course Description:
This is the laboratory accompanying PS 51. Experiments in this course employ computer-aided and problem-solving approaches. This course include experiments in kinematics of linear and two-dimensional motion, Newton's three laws of motion, work-energy theorem, conservation of energy, impulse-momentum theorem, kinematics and dynamics of rotational motion, torque, moment of inertia, conservation of angular momentum, and simple harmonic motion.
 

Bibliography:
Laboratory Manual provided by the Physics Department.
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.
Feynman, R., Leighton, R. and Sands, M. (1977). The Feynman Lectures in Physics, Vol. 1. USA: Addison Wesley.
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.
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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