PHYS 260 Physics for the Health Sciences

This course is a one-semester overview of vector mechanics, linear and rotational kinematics and dynamics, work, energy and power, wave phenomena, fluid mechanics, heat, electricity, and magnetism. Emphasis is placed upon the mathematical formulation of principles and on problem solving as well as their relationship to biological processes.




MATH 138 or higher, or placement into MATH 139 or higher as determined by the Department of Mathematics; recommended students have MATH 139 or MATH 140 and/or be familiar with right triangle trigonometry