PHYS 110

Introductory Physics I

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3

Formerly: Part of 112, 122

Newton's laws; particle dynamics and curvilinear motion; force and momentum; kinetic and potential energy; circular and rotational motion; thermal physics; gravitational and electric forces. Engineering and Physical Science applications.


  • Students with credit for PHYS 112, PHYS 120, or PHYS 122 may not take PHYS 110 for credit.
  • A basic course in physics for students planning a program of study in fields such as Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Earth and Ocean Sciences and Engineering.
  • Students with a strong interest in Physics or Astronomy are encouraged to consider registering in PHYS 120.

Pre- or Co-requisites:


  • MATH 100 strongly recommended in conjunction with PHYS 110.

    Undergraduate course in Physics offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science.

  • Schedules:
    Summer Fall Spring

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