Physics with Technological Applications

PHS114

Fundamental principles of physics as they apply to technology. Topics may include Newton's laws of motion; forces; torques; work; energy; power; physical and thermal properties of solids, liquids, and gases; energy transformations by mechanical, thermal or electromagnetic means; theory of simple and compound machines; the various means of acquiring and validating measurements; and the modern theory of the atom and its impact on computers, technology, and the acquisition and storage of information. Topics are modified to include those that are most appropriate for the students enrolled. 4 Credits (3 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): MTH180.