Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-806-154 055315 General Physics 1
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-806-154 GENERAL PHYSICS 1 ...applications/theory of basic physics principles: problem-solving, laboratory investigation, and applications including unit conversion and analysis, vectors, translational and rotational kinematics/dynamics, heat/temperature, and harmonic motion and waves. (Prereq: 2.6 GPA & Alg 2 or equiv w/C or better; OR placement value of 3400; OR Accuplacer Reading greater/equal to 80, Arith greater/equal to 65, & Elem Alg greater/equal to 61; OR ACT Reading greater/equal to 17 & Math greater/equal to 21; OR Coll Tech Math 1A OR Int Alg w/C or better)
Total Credits4
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Credit by Exam
Course Competencies
  1. Solve problems involving unit conversion and unit analysis.
  2. Perform vector analysis.
  3. Apply the laws of translational kinematics.
  4. Apply the laws of translational dynamics.
  5. Solve problems using concepts of work, energy, and power.
  6. Solve problems based on the principle of conservation of momentum.
  7. Apply the laws of rotational kinematics.
  8. Apply the laws of rotational dynamics.
  9. Solve problems involving properties of solids and fluids.
  10. Solve problems involving heat and temperature.
  11. Solve problems involving simple harmonic motion and waves.