Physics & Computer Science

PC131: Mechanics

Calculus-based course, which introduces basic principles of physics. Detailed topics covered: one-dimensional motion, vectors, motion in two and three dimensions, force and motion, kinetic energy and work, potential energy, conservation of energy, collisions and momentum, rotational motion, simple harmonic motion, torque, angular momentum, and gravitation.

Lecture/Discussion: 3, Lab: 2 (biweekly)

Credit: 0.50

Prerequisite: OAC or Grade 12U Physics or Advanced Functions and Introductory Calculus

Co-requisite: MA110* or MA103 or MA105

Exclusion: PC100*, PC110*, PC141, PC151, PC161, SC100


Section Information
Section Days Times Room Instructor
Lecture A MWF - 1E1 Dr. Marek Wartak
Lab L1 M - N2090
Lab L2 M - N2090
Lab L3 M - N2090
Lab L4 T - N2090
Lab L5 T - N2090