Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

PC131
Mechanics
0.5 Credit - Fall

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3
  • Lab: 2 (biweekly)

Calculus-based course, which introduces basic principles of physics. Detailed topics covered: one-dimensional motion, vectors, motion in two and three dimensions, force and motion, kinetic energy and work, potential energy, conservation of energy, collisions and momentum, rotational motion, simple harmonic motion, torque, angular momentum, and gravitation.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
OAC or Grade 12U Physics or Advanced Functions and Introductory Calculus.
Co-requisites
MA100 or MA110* or MA103 or MA105.
Exclusions
PC100*, PC110*, PC141, PC151, PC161, SC100.
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision February 4, 2015: PC131 Contact hours revised, exclusion added; effective September 1, 2015.