This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence in introductory physics. This course uses the basic concepts of calculus such as the derivative and simple integration. The course covers topics from kinematics, dynamics, torque, energy, fluids, and thermal physics. This course relates fundamental concepts of physics to biomedical applications; it meets requirements for students majoring in the biological sciences and is appropriate for students who plan to enter the health professions. Lecture 3 hours; lab 2 hours.
MnTC Goals: 3