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PHSX 103IN. The Physics of How Things Work. 3 Credits. (3 Lec) F

PREREQUISITE: High School Algebra. A practical approach to a broad array of fundamental topics in physics for non-science majors taught by analyzing things that are used and observed in everyday life. Classroom demonstrations will provide the opportunity for in-class analysis, discussions, and hands-on activities. Physics principals will be used to scrutinize issues such as energy and recycling from economic and environmental perspectives. The latest technology in transportation, electronics, and energy production will be analyzed. The connection between basic research in physics and modern technology will be examined. Students will not receive credit if they have passed PHSX 205, PHSX 220, or PHSX 240.