Course Number: PHS-004
Course Field: Math & Physics
PDH Credits: 4

Course Overview

This course provides an overview of the application of Newton's laws of motion. The following topics are discussed:

  • Force and weight
  • Free-body diagrams
  • Net force and equilibrium
  • Types of force
    • Tensile and compressive forces
    • Friction force
    • Centripetal force
    • Centrifugal force

Course Content

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