29:008 Basic Physics

updated 7 Jan 2010

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class information

Lecture Lecture Room 2, VAN
  8:30-9:20, Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Labs only if registered for 4 S.H.
Text The Physics of Everyday Phenomena, Sixth Edition, W. Thomas Griffith
Catalog Course Description Quantitative treatment of mechanics, electricity, heat, liquids, gases, and atomic, nuclear, and elementary particle physics.
Approved for College of Liberal Arts General Education requirement for natural sciences.
Drop/Add All drop, add, and section changes must be done in the department's main office, room 203 VAN
Prerequisites Algebra (22M:002 or equivalent) and trigonometry (22M:005 or equivalent)
Course is closed to students who have taken 029:011 or 029:012.
Website http://dusty.physics.uiowa.edu/~goree/teaching/29_008_2010.html

Dept. DEO

Professor Mary Hall Reno, 203 VAN
Objective of the Course This one-semester course is an introduction to the way physics helps you understand the world around you. You will learn physics concepts and how to combine them with mathematics to solve problems. You will learn a nonsubjective and analytical way of thinking that will be useful in areas outside physics.
Description of the Course

The course is offered as both 3 S.H. and 4 S.H. Students enrolled for 4 S.H. will take a lab.

Topics: concepts and quantitative treatment of mechanics, electricity, heat, liquids, gases, and atomic, nuclear, and elementary particle physics.

Requirements met by this course
  • GE Natural Sciences
  • Preprofessional requirements in pharmacy, medical technology, nursing, and speech pathology.
  • Does not meet preprofessional requirements for medical and dental schools.
Syllabus Download the full syllabus and course schedule here.


instructor

Instructor: John A. Goree
Office: 512 Van Allen Hall
E-mail:
Phone: 319-335-1843
Office Hours: Tu 8-9, Wed 9:30-10:30, Th 8-9, or by appointment

 

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