PHYSI 1100

PHYSI 1100 – Physics

Conceptual study of laws of motion, forces, energy and momentum, properties and states of matter, heat and thermodynamics, wave motion, sound, light, electricity and magnetism, and atomic and nuclear physics.

General References

Science Matters: Achieving Scientific Literacy by Robert M. Hazen & James Trefil – This book is a wonderful introduction to many of the topics that we will learn about in PHYSI-1100.


A Slower Speed of Light – This video game produced by MIT gives you an idea of what things would look like if the speed of light were significantly slower than 3⨉108 m/s.