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PHY151H1Foundations of Physics I

Course Title PHY151H1
Session fall
Year of Study 1st year
Time and Location 36L: LEC0101: MWF12, room MP102 or LEC0201: MWF1, Room: MP103
30P: T9-12/T1-4/W9-12/W2-5/W5-8/R9-12/R1-4/F9-12/F2-5, Room: MP127

Paul  Kushner
MP716
416-946-3683

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Stephen  Julian
MP086
416-978-8188

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Brian  Wilson
MP129D
416-978-4540

Official Description

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 gravity.

Prerequisite: MCV4U Calculus and Vectors/MCB4U Functions and Calculus; SPH4U Physics
Co-requisite: MAT137Y1/157Y1
Exclusion: PHY131H1/PHY110Y1/PHY138Y1/PHY140Y1
Recommended preparation: n.a.
  BR=5 DR=SCI
Textbook Halliday, 11th Edition loose-leaf text + WileyPLUS LMS Card package: 9781119641759 - $134.95
The WileyPLUS package includes an online version of the text plus online exercises.

Additional Notes

This course also includes a lab component.