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8.01X / ESG.801X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002

Equipment set-up for the falling object experiment.
Equipment set-up for the Falling Object Experiment. (Image by Prof. King and Dr. Dourmashkin.)

Highlights of this Course

This course features problem sets with solutions given in assignments section, experiments in labs section, and practice exams.

Course Description

Physics I is a first-year physics course which introduces students to classical mechanics. This course has a hands-on focus, and approaches mechanics through take-home experiments. Topics include: kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, universal gravitation, statics, conservation laws, energy, work, momentum, and special relativity.
 

Staff

Instructors:
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin
Prof. Kate Scholberg

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Recitations:
Two sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate

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