Energy and Motion

PHY 6510 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Focuses on the physics of energy. Studies the ways in which various toys work and how they are powered. Major concepts include forms of energy, transformation of energy, equilibrium, the various types of motion, forces, electricity and magnetism, the electromagnet, speed, and the properties of materials. All of these concepts are studied in relation to engineering design. Asks students to design a toy that meets a specific set of energy-related design criteria.


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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