PHYS 4A
Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Mechanics


Course Description

A rigorous introduction to the physical laws that describe and explain the motion of bodies. This course requires problem solving using verbal logic, critical analysis, and mathematical models. Students investigate general scientific procedures as a quantitative interplay between experimentation and theory employing statistical methods, graphical techniques, and measurement theory.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
02076 PHYS 4A 01Z MTWRF·· 09:30 AM-10:20 AM Eduardo Luna ONLINE
···R··· 10:30 AM-01:20 PM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.
Footnotes:

Footnote Information

PHYS-004A-01Z:Fully ONLINE. This is a lecture, laboratory class that meets each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382 . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning .


Course Details

Units
6 Units
Hours
Five hours lecture, three hours laboratory (96 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Note
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
Prerequisite
PHYS 50 with a grade of C or better, or the equivalent (including high school Physics); MATH 1B or MATH 1BH (may be taken concurrently).
Advisory
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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