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PHYS-1130 (5)

General Physics I (4 credits)

WMU Fall Semester 2007

Registration CRN Numbers:

CRN: 40443 - PHYS 1130 - 100

MTuWThF 10:00-10:50am · 1110 Rood Hall

Office Hours (Current) · Syllabus (Current) · Booklist (Current) (Full PDF File) · Booklist (Old Version, but HTML Searchable Online) · Physics Help Room (0077 Rood · Starts Monday 17 September 2007) · Topic 2 Worksheets (Monday 11/26/2007)

Serway & Faughn General Physics 7th ed.

NOTE: If you have a 6th edition, you do not need to buy a new book.

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Classes start AFTER Labor Day:  TUESDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2007.

For your amusement...

Info for Life Science Majors (9-25-2007 Tu)

FINAL Grades Are Now Available

FINAL EXAM CURVE
n     56    56
hi   181   200
lo    59   100
ave  132.5 156.0
s.d. 26.01 23.17

Fall 2001 Exam 1 with Solutions (.PDF)

Sample Exam 1: First set (9-14-2007 F), Second set (9-18-2006 Tu), Third set (9-21-2006 Fr)

Fall 2006 Exam 1 Solution (Click here for a copy.) Fall 2007 Exam 1 Solution (Click here for a copy.)

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Fall 2001 Exam 2 with Solutions (.PDF)

Sample Exam 2: First set (10-5-2007 Fr), Second set (10-12-2007 Fr), Third set (10-17-2007 We)

Fall 2006 Exam 2 Solution (Click here for a copy.) Fall 2007 Exam 2 Solution (Click here for a copy.) ****

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Fall 2001 Exam 3 with Solutions (.PDF)

Sample Exam 3: First set (11-9-2006 F), Second set (11-13-2007 Tu), Third set (11-15-2006 Th)

Fall 2006 Exam 3 Solution (Click here for a copy.) Fall 2007 Exam 3 Solution (Click here for a copy.) ****

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

Sample Final Exam: First set and Second Set (11-30-2007 F), Titanic/Third Set (12-5-2007 W), Fourth Set (12-08-2007 Sa) NEW!


This week in PHYS-1130 at 10am.


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. 18 Tue	- Grades due at Noon