PHYS 1300: Introductory Physics for Life Sciences

This is an algebra-based course intended for students interested in the biological or health sciences, or related disciplines. The topics covered include: the basic mechanical concepts of force, work and energy; and properties of matter, and heat, with examples and applications drawn from the modeling of biological systems. (Prerequisites: one 4 “U” mathematics course or equivalent.) (3 lecture hours a week, 2 laboratory hours and 1 tutorial hour every week.) (Antirequisites: PHYS 1305, PHYS 1400.) (Open to students in Human Kinetics, Forensic Science, Bachelor of Arts and Science, and all programs within in the Faculty of Science; exceptions only with the permission of the Head or designate.)