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PHY 301 : Mechanics (Online)

Course Description

3 college credit hours

This online physics course puts an emphasis on questions of numerical physics. The mathematics required assumes a basic knowledge of calculus. Topics covered include space, time, mass, and vectors.

Official UT Austin Course Description
Designed for students who intend to major in science or mathematics.

Approval of the University Extension advisor.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
15 assignments
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Ohanian, Hans C. Physics, Vol. I, 2nd ed. W. W. Norton and Company, 1989.
ISBN 0-393-95748-9

Course Fees (exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included)


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