PHYS 6A General Physics with Calculus
5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation
Lecture: 72 Lab: 54
Prerequisite: MATH 180
First semester of a two-semester calculus-based physics course for life science majors. Includes statics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, Newton's laws of motion, conservation principles, rotational motion, simple harmonic motion, wave motion, heat and sound, introduction to hydrostatics and hydrodynamics with an emphasis on life science topics.