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Physics (PHYS)

Department of Physics
Faculty of Science

PHYS 1007 [0.5 credit]

Elementary University Physics I

Mechanics, properties of matter, thermodynamics. Applications chosen in part from the life sciences. For students who lack the prerequisites for PHYS 1001 or PHYS 1003, or who do not intend to take upper-year courses in Physics.
Precludes additional credit for PHYS 1001 and PHYS 1003.
Prerequisite: (i) Grade 12 Advanced Functions or Grade 12 Geometry and Discrete Mathematics or equivalent, or MATH 0107 (may be taken concurrently); or (ii) Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors or Grade 12 Advanced Functions and Introductory Calculus or equivalent, or MATH 0007 (may be taken concurrently); or (iii) permission of the Physics Department.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory or tutorial three hours per week.

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