PHY151H1: Foundations of Physics I

Hours: 
36L/30P

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 special relativity.

Prerequisite: 

MCV4U Calculus & Vectors / MCB4U Functions & Calculus; SPH4U Physics

Corequisite: 
Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)