Topics in this course include falling bodies and projectile motion, buoyancy and drag, the strength of materials, acoustics, Newton’s laws of motion, conservation of momentum and energy, gravitation, and special relativity.
This course website is designed to lead you, week-by-week, through Volume 2 of A Student's Guide using short videos and homework assignments. Each video has a code (in parentheses) that indicates the book volume, chapter, and lecture number. Click on the link for Week 1 to get started! Here are some course details:
PHY 151: General Physics 1 (Algebra-based) meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
PHY 201: Physics 1 (Calculus-based) meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. and on Thursday from 11:30 - 12:15.
Laboratory sections meet from 12:30 - 3:15 on Thursday (Dr. Kuehn) and Wednesday and Friday (Dr. Davis).
Laboratory Presentation Grading Sheet
Weekly Homework assignments are due at noon on Saturday. Upload a scanned copy of your homework to the PHY 151/201 MyWLC portal. No late homework will be accepted.
Weekly Lab Reports are due by noon on the following Wednesday (for Dr. Kuehn's lab). Upload a scanned copy of the relevant pages in your laboratory book to the PHY 151/201 MyWLC portal. No late lab reports will be accepted.
Weekly Quizzes are on Monday during the class period.
Final Exam: A comprehensive final examination be held in week 17.
Office Hours (S133): MWF 12:30 - 2pm, or by appointment (zoom available). Personal meeting ID: 414 443 8850 Personal meeting URL: https://zoom.us/my/kerry.kuehn. Email: kerry.kuehn[at]wlc.edu Office phone: 414.443.8850