Mar 21, 2018  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

PHY 194 - Physics in the Scientific Revolution

Three Credits
Fall and Spring Semester

The development of classical mechanics. Topics include medieval Aristotelian principles of motion; the development of statics, kinematics and dynamics along with mathematical advances in the 17th century; and Newton’s Principia. The course stresses exercises, observation, laboratory experiments, establishment of data, and the development of mathematical analysis and laws.

Fulfills the Natural Scientific Inquiry requirement.