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# PHYS 1050 - Physics for Artists

Business, Industry and Technology

Physics

Assistant Dean: Vincent Palombo PhD
3 Credit(s)
This course will provide students with a general understanding, knowledge, and awareness of the physical world around them. Topics will introduce the concepts of mechanical, electrical, sound, and light physics with related lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and laboratory experiences. Semesters available: Day - Sp UG
3 Lab Hour(s)
2 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take MATH 0084  Minimum Grade C-;

College Wide Outcomes
 College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met Communication – Written Communication – Speech Intercultural Knowledge and Competence Critical Thinking Information Literacy Quantitative Literacy

Student Learning Outcomes for Course
 Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met 1. Calculate one or two missing variables, given a problem in one dimension (involving time, position, velocity, and acceleration) of a single object. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 1-16. 2. Use Newton’s laws of motion to identify the reaction force, to solve a given problem involving the force interaction of two objects. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 1-16. 3. Use Newton’s laws of motion to calculate the missing variables, including force, given a problem involving one mass, with a constant acceleration. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 3-16. 4. Use conservation of energy to solve a problem involving one object with kinetic energy and gravitational potential energy for one unknown variable. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 4-16. 5. Use rotational equilibrium to solve a problem involving one rigid body and up to three forces for one unknown variable. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 5-16. 6. Use the Universal Law of Gravity to solve a problem involving the attractive force between two different masses at a given distance for one unknown variable. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 6-16. 7. Identify the type of curve (parabola) followed by any object that moves through space only under the influence of constant gravity. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 7-16. 8. Calculate the period or frequency given the other for a vibrating object or wave. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 8-16. 9. Calculate the frequency, wavelength, or velocity given the others for a wave. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 8-16. 10. Calculate the frequency of the beats produced by two given frequencies of sound. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 9-16. 11. Identify the louder (higher intensity) sound of two or more different intensities. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 10-16. 12. Identify the fundamental frequency (the lowest) of two or more frequencies in a harmonic series. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 10-16. 13. Solve an electrostatics problem using Coulomb’s Law. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 11-16. 14. Solve for the equivalent resistance for up to three resistors in a series or parallel electric current. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 12-16. 15. Determine the direction of the magnetic field around a current carrying wire. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 13-16. 16. Solve for the direction of the force on a moving charge in a magnetic field. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 13-16. 17. Identify the fundamental components (oscillating E & B fields) of an electromagnetic wave (light), their orientation (perpendicular), and relation (regenerate one another). Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 14-16. 18. Arrange the various frequency ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum in the correct order (radio waves to gamma rays). Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 14-16. 19. Identify the three additive primary colors (red, blue, green) and how they combine to produce any other color. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 14-16. 20. Identify the three subtractive primary colors (magenta, yellow, cyan) and how they combine to produce any other color. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 14-16. 21. Identify the directions as wave is refracted when it enters a faster and a slower (toward normal) medium. Homework, labs, quizzes, and exams during the weeks 15-16.

93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal.

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation,

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