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PHYS 117: Physics for the Life Sciences

Description
Introduces students to aspects of physics which are of particular relevance for the health and life sciences. This course can be used as the second part of an introduction to physics. Topics include fluid mechanics, oscillations and waves, thermal physics, optics, quantum physics, and nuclear physics. Emphasis is placed on bio-medical applications of physics.
Credit units
3
Term description
2(3L-1.5P-1T)
College
Arts and Science
Department
Physics and Engin Physics
Prerequisite(s)
PHYS 115.
Note:
Students with credit for PHYS 111 or 121 may not take this course for credit. Students may only obtain credit for one of PHYS 117 or PHYS 125.