An overview of the principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, and waves. The areas covered include: observation and measurement, kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, impulse, and momentum, fluids, heat and temperature, oscillations, and waves in mechanical media.
Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory.
Enrollment Restriction: Completion of the Lower-Division General Education requirement in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4).
Enrollment Requirement: Completion of a course in trigonometry at the high school or university level.
Note: Matriculated students MUST register using their MyCsusm portal.
Non-matriculated students: This class has 1 or more pre requisites. In order to add this class you will need to bring documentation ( ex: unofficial/official transcript) showing you have completed the course pre-requisites or the equivalent to Extended Learning for review. If it is determined you meet the requirements to enroll in this class you will be given a pre-requisite waiver form and permission number.