Physics 101- Introduction to Mechanics
Everything from baseballs to interstellar spaceships.






  Welcome to the course...
          Physics 101 is the first part of the three-semester calculus-based introductory physics course primarily designed for science and engineering students.  The course is organized around various fundamental principles of physics. 

Course goals
By the end of this course students will...

... have improved their problem solving and critical thinking skills through individually and group worked activities.

... be familiar with the fundamentals of physics, particularly concepts and the meaning behind the equations and theorems.

... be familiar with the fundamentals of laboratory work including data collection, error analysis, and presentation of results.

... ,in short, be prepared for future science and engineering courses as well as life in the 21st century.

About the Course
Study Hints
Problem Solving
Homework- assignments & solutions
Miscellaneous links
About Dr. Jeff


Jeff Phillips
Loyola Marymount University
Spring 2002