Physics Courses

PHY 010: General Physics I 
4 credits - 4 sections available 
Statics, dynamics, conservation laws, thermodynamics, kinetic theory of gases, fluids. Primarily for architecture, biological science, earth and environmental science students.
Attribute/Distribution: NS
 
PHY 011: Introductory Physics I
4 credits - 16 sections available
Kinematics, frames of reference, laws of motion in Newtonian theory and in special relativity, conservation laws, as applied to the mechanics of mass points; temperature, heat and the laws of thermodynamics; kinetic theory of gases. Two lectures and two recitations per week.
Attribute/Distribution: NS
 
PHY 012: Intro Physics Lab I
1 credit - 21 sections available
A laboratory course taken concurrently with PHY 10 or 11. Experiments in mechanics, heat, and DC electrical circuits. One three-hour laboratory period per week.
Attribute/Distribution: NS
 
PHY 021: Introductory Physics II
4 credits - 7 sections available
A continuation of PHY 11. Electrostatics and magnetostatics; DC circuits; Maxwell’s equations; waves; physical and geometrical optics; introduction to modern physics. Two lectures and two recitations per week. May not be taken by students who have previously completed PHY 023.
Prerequisite: PHY 010 or 011
Attribute/Distribution: NS
 
PHY 022: Intro Physics Lab II
1 credit - 9 sections available
A laboratory course to be taken concurrently with PHY 13 or 21. One three-hour laboratory period per week.
Attribute/Distribution: NS

 

Please contact physics@lehigh.edu with questions, call (610) 758-3931, or stop by the Physics Office in Lewis Lab 214.