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PHYS 221H. Honors General Physics I. 5 Hours.

Newton's Laws; work and energy; impulse and momentum; angular mementum; oscillations; gravity; wave motionl; thermodynamics. Emphasis on sophisticated quantitative reasoning, order of magnitude estimation, in-depth application of calculation, and physical underpinnings of other sciences and technology. Lecture, 3 hours; Laboratory, 2 hours; recitation, 2 hours. Prerequisite: Math 165 and admission to the honors program or 3.30 cumulative GPA and permission of instructor.