# Course info

**Prerequisites: ** Physics 40S or 74:090, and Applied Mathematics 40S or permission of Instructor.

**Cannot be held with: ** 74:132 or 74:161.

This course is a non-calculus survey course in Physics covering topics in classical mechanics and thermodynamics. Emphasis will be on applications of Physics in the life sciences. Topics include translational kinematics and dynamics, rotational kinematics and dynamics, linear momentum and conversation laws, work and energy, fluid statics and dynamics, introduction to thermodynamics. This course is intended for students who are seeking a comprehensive course in Physics at the university level or entry into health science programs.

3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week , one term

**Successors: ** 42:269, 62:276, 62:364, 74:152, 74:162, 74:269, 74:272, 74:273, 74:275, 74:276, 74:364.

**Transfer Equivalents:** Look up 74:151 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

- Instructor: Greg Ballentine