Physics 1

PHY 1041 5 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Explores vectors, kinematics in one and two dimensions, Newton’s Law, work and energy, momentum, rotational kinematics and dynamics, electric potential, and AC and DC circuits. Intended for nonengineering technology students and cannot be used for credit toward technology degrees in the Lowell Institute School. Some departments may accept PHY 1041 and PHY 2043 as their requirements for a year of physics. Before choosing this sequence, contact the school you wish to apply to for their preference for a physics course sequence.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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