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Introductory mechanics at a more challenging level and the first semester of a sequence for physics majors. Mechanics of particles in one dimension, kinematics, forces, dynamics; particles in two and three dimensions, vectors, curvilinear and oscillatory motion; conservation principles, work, energy, linear momentum, collisions; rotational mechanics, angular momentum, torque and static equilibrium; gravitation and planetary orbits; wave motion, transverse and longitudinal, standing waves.
Co-Reqs: MATH 1310 Calculus I and PHYS 1610L Honors Physics I Lab; Anti-Req: Students only can receive credit for one of the following freshmen-level physics I lecture/lab courses: PHYS.1010/1010L; PHYS.1030/1030L, PHYS.1410/1410L; or PHYS.1610/1610L.