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General Physics I (4 credits)

WMU Fall Semester 2006

Registration CRN Numbers:

CRN: 40519 - PHYS 1130 - 100

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Serway & Faughn General Physics 7th ed.

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Fall 2001 Exam 1 with Solutions (.PDF)

Sample Exam 1: First set (9-15-2006 F), Second set (9-21-2006 Th), Third set (9-26-2006 Tu)

Fall 2006 Exam 1 Solution (Click here for a copy.)


Fall 2001 Exam 2 with Solutions (.PDF)

Sample Exam 2: First set (10-5-2006 Th), Second set (10-13-2006 F), Third set (10-19-2006 Th)

Fall 2006 Exam 2 Solution (Click here for a copy.)


Fall 2001 Exam 3 with Solutions (.PDF)

Sample Exam 3: First set (11-3-2006 F), Second set (11-10-2006 F), Third set (11-17-2006 F)

Fall 2006 Exam 3 Solution (Click here for a CORRECTED copy.)


Fall 2001 Final Exam with Solutions (.PDF) New!

Sample Final Exam: First set and Second Set (11-30-2006 Th), Titanic/Third Set (12-6-2006 W), Fourth Set (12-09-2006 Sa) NEW!

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Course Descriptions from the WMU Course Registration Web Site (GoWMU)

PHYS 1130 - General Physics I

4 hrs. Fall, Winter, and Summer

A general college physics course in the principles and practical application of mechanics, sound; and heat. Recommended for students in curricula other than science and students desiring a non-calculus course in physics. Many schools of engineering will not accept PHYS 1130, 1140, 1150, 1160 for transfer credit.† A student cannot receive credit for both PHYS 1130 and PHYS 2050. Prerequisites: MATH 1100 or equivalent. Corequisites: (none)

PHYS 1140 - General Physics I Laboratory

1 hr. Fall, Winter, and Summer

This is a laboratory course which includes exercises related to topics covered in PHYS 1130. Normally this course is taken concurrently with PHYS 1130. A student may not receive credit for both PHYS 1140 and PHYS 2060. Prerequisites: (none) Corequisites: PHYS 1130.

† - Should you require calculus-based physics in the future, there is a conversion course PHYS-2140 (see Physics Dept.).

Dec. 12 Tue	- Final Exam  8:00am-10:00am (2 hours)
Dec. 15 Fri	- End of Fall Session
Dec. 19 Tue	- Grades due at Noon