PHY151H1: Foundations of Physics I

Hours

36L/30P

The first physics course in many of the Specialist and Major Programs in Physical Sciences. It provides an introduction to the concepts, approaches and tools the physicist uses to describe the physical world while laying the foundation for classical and modern mechanics. Topics include: mathematics of physics, energy, momentum, conservation laws, kinematics, dynamics, and special relativity.

Prerequisite
MCV4U Calculus & Vectors / MCB4U Functions & Calculus; SPH4U Physics
Corequisite
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)