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1 SYLLABUS FORM WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Valhalla, NY lo595 l. Course #: PHYSC NAME OF ORIGINATOR /REVISOR: Dr. Neil Basescu NAME OF COURSE: College Physics 1 with Lab 3. CURRENT DATE: 4/24/13 Please indicate whether this is a NEW COURSE or a REVISION: Revision DATE OF PRIOR REVISION : 5/8/10 4. NUMBER OF CREDITS 4 5. NUMBER OF CONTACT HOURS PER WEEK 6 (4 Lecture, 2 Laboratory) 6. APPROXIMATE FREQUENCY OF OFFERING THIS COURSE [Every semester, fall, spring, or not offered every semester] Fall, Spring, and Summer Session 1 7. PREREQUISITES OR ENTRY LEVEL SKILLS A working knowledge of Algebra and Trigonometry 8. COREQUISITES None 9. PLACE OF THIS COURSE IN CURRICULUM: Required for Curriculum (name) College Core X_ Elective Part of Required/Recommended Sequence with (Number of Course) 10. IS THIS COURSE DESIGNED FOR TRANSFER TOWARD A SPECIFIC MAJOR? _X_ Yes No MAJOR(S) health sciences 11. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLO) and COURSE OBJECTIVES Under each SLO, list the related course objective(s). (Three to five SLO s suggested) For every Student Learning Outcome, describe at least one measure, instrument, tool, observation, etc. Course Objective 1: Understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis SLO 1: define technical terms commonly found in the study of mechanics SLO 2: demonstrate proficiency in applying physical laws pertaining to the study of mechanics (along with correct mathematics) to the solution of problems involving simple physical situations. These problems may include those requiring the simultaneous solution of two or three equations, and the solution of quadratic equations. SLO 3: employ the standard systems of units in physics SLO 4: analyze word problems describing realistic situations to determine which physical principles apply. Instrument Multiple choice questions on 5 written examinations during the semester Problem solving on 5 written examinations during the semester and a comprehensive written final exam Problem solving on class exams, lab write-ups and homeworks Problem solving on class examinations and on final exam Course Objective 2: Application of scientific data,

2 concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences SLO 5: perform laboratory investigations, collect and analyze data, and establish the accuracy or validity of the work in simple experiments. SLO 6: express technical concepts and information and explain answers to questions involving physics principles by means of written laboratory reports which demonstrate elementary technical report writing skills as well as correct English. weekly lab reports weekly lab reports Indicate which of the above SLO s address the SUNY General Education (GE) Natural Science requirement Understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis 5) & 6) Application of scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences 2), 4), 5) & 6) Related Course SLO 12. COURSE GRADE Based on the above measures, how will the final course grade be calculated? 5 Class Examinations 50% Classroom exams given approximately every 3 weeks will be used to assess student achievement. Exams will be correlated with topics studied in lecture. Lab Work 25% Twelve two-hour laboratory investigations, each requiring a written report, will be used to assess student learning during this component of the course. Comprehensive Final Exam 25% Overall assessment of the students acquired knowledge and understanding by means of a comprehensive written final exam. 13. INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS: List the different instructional methods you might use, in the course of the semester. List supplementary learning options, if any Textbook reading assignments and problem solving assignments are regularly given supplemented by classroom lectures and demonstrations of scientific principles. Problem solving will be emphasized utilizing pre-worked illustrative examples in the text as well as in-class worked problems by the instructor. Only non-calculus mathematics is used. Laboratory work in small lab teams is done to support the lecture component of the course. Cooperative learning is promoted to enhance this aspect of learning.. Use of Math-Physics Tutorial Center and the Physics Workshop to augment the class hours is encouraged.

3 14. CROSS-CURRICULAR OPPORTUNITIES: Westchester Community College Key Values: These skills, abilities, knowledge and attitudes cross disciplines and prepare our students to be life-long learners. Student Learning Outcome/Objective(s) Related Course SLO If any of the following values pertain to this course, indicate which of the above course SLO s address those values. Please see related objectives for each SLO on last page. Skills & Abilities Value 1: Communication Skills: Reading, Writing & Reading: SLOs 1, 2, 4 Speech Writing: SLOs 5, 6 Value 2: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving SLOs 2-6 Skills Value 3: Information and Technology Literacy Skills SLOs 1, 3, 5, 6 Knowledge& Attitudes Value 4: Learning to be a successful learner All SLOs Value 5: Global Awareness and a Sense of SLO 4 Community and Responsibility 15. TOPIC OUTLINE MECHANICS 1. INTRODUCTION 3 a) Scope of Physics b) Metric System c) Scalars and Vectors 2. TRANSLATIONAL MOTION/UNIFORM MOTION 8 a) Velocity b) Acceleration c) Rectilinear Motion d) Free Fall e) Projectile Motion 3. NEWTON S LAW 9 a) Force b) Newton s Laws of Motion c) Weight and Mass d) Normal Force e) Friction f) Newton s Law of Gravity g) Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium 4. UNIFORM CIRCULAR MOTION 4 a) Centripetal Acceleration b) Centripetal Force c) Banked Curves d) Satellites in Orbit

4 e) Vertical Circular Motion 5. WORK AND ENERGY 6 a) Work b) Power c) Kinetic Energy d) Potential Energy e) Conservation of energy f) Work Energy Theorem 6. CONSERVATION OF MOMENTUM 4 a) Impulse - Momentum Theorem b) Conservation of Momentum c) Collisions d) Explosions 7. ROTATIONAL MOTION 5 a) Angular displacement b) Angular velocity c) Angular acceleration d) Centripetal forces e) Laws of Physics for rotational motion f) Torque g) Rotational Equilibrium 8. FLUIDS 4 a) Pressure b) Density c) Pascal s Principle d) Buoyancy e) Bernoulli s Equation 9. VIBRATORY MOTION AND ELASTICITY 4 a) Hooke s Law b) Harmonic Motion c) Frequency and Period d) Simple Pendulum 10. WAVE MOTION 4 a) Types of waves b) Description of waves and traveling waves c) Transverse waves in strings d) Superposition - interface and diffraction 11. SOUND WAVES 4 a) Standing waves b) Vibrating strings and air columns c) Resonance

5 d) Loudness, pitch, quality e) Doppler effect f) Human ear g) Beats APPROXIMATE TOTAL: 55 hours CLASS TESTING: 5 hours 16. UNIQUE ASPECTS OF COURSE (such as equipment, specified software, space requirements, etc.) APPENDIX I: REQUIRED TEXTS AND/OR MATERIALS REQUIRED BY THE STUDENT (Include Supplementary Readings) TEXT: College Physics by Freedman, Ruskell, Kesten & Tauck Publisher: W.H. Freeman LAB MANUAL College Physics 1 Lab Manual Dr. Neil Basescu APPENDIX II: - CATALOG DESCRIPTION: (Approximately 65 words or less) An introduction to the principles of mechanics. Topics included are: kinematics, Newton s Laws of Motion, gravity, projectile motion, work, energy, momentum, waves, vibration, sound. Comprehension of the basic principles of physics and their application to problem solving is stressed. Algebra and trigonometry are used extensively. Laboratory experiments are performed on the topics covered. Class hrs. 4; Lab hrs. 2; Prerequisites: College Algebra with Trigonometry, or equivalent.

6 week 1 Introduction College Physics 1 Lab Schedule Lab Relevant Chapter 2 Uniform acceleration 2 3 Vector addition 3 4 Projectile motion 4 5 Newton's 2nd Law 5 6 Friction 6 7 Circular motion 6 Energy and momentum 8 conservation 8,9 9 Momentum transfer in 1- D 9 10 Make- up lab - 11 Torque film on orbital motion Simple harmonic oscillation Standing waves on a string Buoyancy 15

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