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Mississippi State University Department ofPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

PH1013 - Physical Science Survey I

CATALOG DATA:
Three hours lecture. Topics include mechanics, sound, light, electricity and magnetism. Recommended laboratory PH 1011.
PREREQUISITES BY TOPIC:
None
OBJECTIVES:
The major objectives of this course are to develop a conceptual understanding of selected areas of physics and astronomy and to gain an understanding of the practical application of physical science to today's world. This is a course for non-science majors and will not require a considerable amount of mathematics.
TOPICS COVERED:
  1. Prologue
  2. Motion
  3. Newton's Laws of Motion
  4. Momentum and Energy
  5. Electricity
  6. Sound and Light
  7. Astronomy
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