PHYS 007. Introductory Mechanics
An introduction to classical mechanics. This course is suitable for potential majors, as well as students in other sciences or engineering who would like a course with more mathematical rigor and depth than PHYS 003 . Includes the study of kinematics and dynamics of point particles; conservation principles involving energy, momentum and angular momentum; rotational motion of rigid bodies, and oscillatory motion.
Lab used for hands-on experimentation and occasionally for workshops that expand on lecture material.
Prerequisite: MATH 025 (can be taken concurrently), PHYS 005 or permission of the instructor.
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
Fall 2019. Smith, H.
Fall 2020. Smith, H.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy