Course List

Fundamental Physics I -

PHYS 103 A

Instructor: Dr. Daniel T. Robb
Block: 1
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 372
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

The first half of a full-year elementary physics course using trigonometry, but not calculus, with emphasis on biological applications of physics. (May not be taken for credit by students who have completed Physics 201.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Fundamental Physics I -

PHYS 103 B

Instructor: Dr. Daniel T. Robb
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 372
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

The first half of a full-year elementary physics course using trigonometry, but not calculus, with emphasis on biological applications of physics. (May not be taken for credit by students who have completed Physics 201.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk.

Phys. & Engineering Colloquium -

PHYS 190 A

Instructor: Dr. Daniel T. Robb
Time: Th 2:50PM-4:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: TREX 263
Units: 1/2

Catalog Description:

An on-going discussion of the differences between physics, engineering, and other sciences, all within the context of problem-solving, disciplinary content, the scientific process, the role and boundaries of science, new discovery and cutting edge technology, and historical biography. (1)

Thermal Physics -

PHYS 370 A

Instructor: Dr. Daniel T. Robb
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 307
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PHYS-202

Catalog Description:

Thermal behavior of systems; energy and entropy; equations of state; changes of phase; elements of continuum and statist ical approaches. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.