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1 KERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT CERRO COSO COLLEGE PHYS C111 COURSE OUTLINE OF RECORD 1. DISCIPLINE AND COURSE NUMBER: PHYS C COURSE TITLE: Mechanics 3. SHORT BANWEB TITLE: Mechanics 4. COURSE AUTHOR: Cameron, Scott 5. COURSE SEATS: - 6. COURSE TERMS: 30 = Spring 7. CROSS-LISTED COURSES: 8. PROPOSAL TYPE: CC Course Revision 9. START TERM: 30 = Spring, C-ID: PHYS CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course covers the fundamental laws of nature governing the motion of bodies and their relation to external forces. Motion in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions is covered as well as energy, linear momentum, angular momentum, gravitation, fluids, oscillations, and simple harmonic motion. 12. GRADING METHOD Default: S = Standard Letter Grade Optional: P = Pass/No Pass;A = Audit 13. TOTAL UNITS: INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS / UNITS & HOURS: Method Min Min Units Hours Lecture Lab Activity 0 0 Open Entry/Open Exit 0 0 Volunteer Work Experience 0 0 Paid Work Experience 0 0 Non Standard 0 0 Non-Standard Hours Justification: 15. REPEATABILITY Type: Non-Repeatable Credit 16. MATERIALS FEE: No 17. CREDIT BY EXAM: No 18. CORE MISSION APPLICABILITY: UC Transfer;Associate Degree Applicable (AA/AS);CSU Transfer 19. STAND-ALONE: No 20. PROGRAM APPLICABILITY Required: Computer Science (AS Degree Program) Computer Science (AS Degree Program) Restricted Elective: Elective: General Education () General Sciences (AA Degree Program) General Sciences AA (AA Degree Program) Liberal Arts: Mathematics & Science (AA Degree Program)

2 Liberal Arts: Mathematics & Science (AA Degree Program) 21. GENERAL EDUCATION APPLICABILITY Local: CC GE Area I: Natural Science = Physical Sciences; IGETC: IGETC Area 5: Physical and Biological Sciences = 5A: Physical Science with Lab; CSU: CSU GE Area B: Physical and its Life Forms(mark all that apply) = B1 - Physical Science; CSU GE Area B: Physical and its Life Forms(mark all that apply) = B3 - Laboratory Sciences; UC Transfer Course: CSU Transfer Course: 22. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to 1. Predict the future trajectory of an object moving in two dimensions with uniform acceleration. 2. Analyze a physical situation with multiple constant forces acting on a point mass using Newtonian mechanics. 3. Analyze a physical situation with multiple forces acting on a point mass or extended object using concepts of work and energy. 4. Analyze real-world experimental data, including appropriate use of error propagation, units and significant figures. 5. Relate the results of experimental data to the physical concepts discussed in the lecture portion of the class. 23. REQUISITES Prerequisite: MATH C151 Content Review/Content Review + Statistics or Corequisite: MATH C151 Content Review/Content Review + Statistics 24. DETAILED TOPICAL OUTLINE: Lecture: A. Measurement 1. The International System of Units 2. Changing Units 3. Length 4. Mass 5. Time B. Motion along Straight Line 1. Position and Displacement 2. Average Velocity and Average Speed 3. Instantaneous Velocity and Instantaneous Speed 4. Average Acceleration 5. Instantaneous Acceleration 6. Constant Acceleration 7. Free-fall Acceleration

3 C. Vectors 1. Vectors and Scalars 2. Components of Vectors 3. Unit Vectors 4. Adding Vectors 5. Multiplying Vectors D. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions 1. Position and Displacement 2. Average Velocity and Average Speed 3. Instantaneous Velocity and Instantaneous Speed 4. Average Acceleration 5. Instantaneous Acceleration 6. Projectile Motion 7. Uniform Circular Motion E. Force and Motion 1. Newtonian Mechanics 2. Newton s First Law 3. Force 4. Mass 5. Newton s Second Law 6. Newton s Third Law F. Particular Forces 1. Gravitational Force 2. Weight 3. Normal Force 4. Tension 5. Friction 6. Drag Force and Terminal Speed G. Kinetic Energy and Work 1. Energy 2. Kinetic Energy 3. Work 4. Work and Kinetic Energy 5. Work done by the Gravitational Force 6. Work done by a Spring Force 7. Work done by a Variable Force 8. Power

4 H. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy 1. Potential Energy 2. Work and Potential Energy 3. Conservative Forces 4. Conservation of Mechanical Energy 5. Conservation of Energy I. Center of Mass and Linear Momentum 1. Center of Mass 2. Linear Momentum 3. Linear Momentum for a System of Particles 4. Collisions and Impulse 5. Conservation of Linear Momentum 6. Elastic Collisions 7. Inelastic Collisions J. Rotation 1. Angular Variables 2. Constant Angular Acceleration 3. Kinetic Energy of Rotation 4. Rotational Inertia 5. Torque 6. Newton s Second Law for Rotation 7. Work and Rotational Kinetic Energy K. Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum 1. Kinetic Energy of Rolling 2. Forces of Rolling 3. Torque and Rolling 4. Angular Momentum 5. Conservation of Angular Momentum 6. Newton s Second Law in Angular Form 7. Rigid Body Rotation L. Equilibrium and Elasticity 1. Equilibrium 2. Static Equilibrium 3. Center of Gravity 4. Elasticity M. Gravitation 1. Newton s Law of Gravity

5 2. Gravitation near Earth s Surface 3. Gravitation inside Earth 4. Gravitational Potential Energy 5. Kepler s Laws 6. Orbits N. Fluids 1. Density and Pressure 2. Static Fluids 3. Pascal s Principle 4. Archimedes Principle 5. Dynamics of Ideal Fluids 6. Equation of Continuity 7. Bernoulli s Equation O. Oscillations 1. Simple Harmonic Motion 2. Pendulums 3. Uniform Circular Motion 4. Damped Simple Harmonic Motion 5. Forced Simple Harmonic Motion 6. Resonance Lab: The lab portion of this course consists of hands-on experiments that complement and reinforce topics covered in lecture. Each lab experiment consists of: lab preparation, data collection, data analysis, and the presentation of lab results in the form of a written lab report. Lab topics may include, but are not limited to: A. Measurement B. Error Analysis C. Projectile Motion D. Force Table E. Friction F. Work and Kinetic Energy G. Conservation of Energy H. Statics of Structures I. Ballistic Pendulum

6 J. Moments of Inertia of Rigid Objects K. Torques on Rigid Objects L. Buoyancy M. Free-fall Acceleration near Earth's Surface 25. METHODS OF INSTRUCTION--Course instructional methods may include but are not limited to 1. Computational Work; 2. Demonstration; 3. Discussion; 4. Group Work; 5. In-class writing; 6. Instruction through examination or quizzing; 7. Laboratory; 8. Lecture; 9. Outside reading; 10. Problem Solving; 11. Written work; 12. Other Methods: Recitation 26. OUT OF CLASS ASSIGNMENTS: Out of class assignments may include but are not limited to A. Regular homework assignments to reinforce material covered in class. Example: The student is expected to answer instructor assigned questions from the relevant textbook chapters. B. Readings from the assigned textbook chapters. Example: The student is expected to read the textbook chapter that is covered each week. C. Preparatory readings for the assigned laboratory experiments. Example: The student is expected to read the lab procedures before each week's lab experiment. D. Written laboratory reports. Example: The student is expected to summarize his/her lab data, analysis, and results in the form of a written lab report. 27. METHODS OF EVALUATION: Assessment of student performance may include but is not limited to A. Regular homework assignments to reinforce material covered in class. Example: The student is expected to answer instructor assigned questions from the relevant textbook chapters. B. Quizzes and exams evaluate the student s ability to apply techniques taught in class and apply these techniques to solving problems. Example: The first exam or quiz would include a question that requires the use of the free-fall equations. C. Laboratory experiments measure the student s ability to perform experiments, work in groups, and assess the accuracy and precision of experiments where appropriate. Example: A laboratory experiment involving the analysis of projectile motion. D. Written laboratory reports. Example: The student is expected to summarize his/her lab data, analysis, and results in the form of a written lab report. 28. TEXTS, READINGS, AND MATERIALS: Instructional materials may include but are not limited to Textbooks Halliday, Resnick, and Walker. (2014) Fundamentals of Physics, Extended, 10th, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Manuals Periodicals Software

7 Other Laboratory notes and procedures are developed locally by the local physics instructors. 29. METHOD OF DELIVERY: Face to face; 30. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Physics/Astronomy (Masters Required); 31. APPROVALS: Origination Date 02/21/2014 Last Outline Revision 10/31/2008 Curriculum Committee Approval 03/09/2014 Board of Trustees 06/12/2014 State Approval 07/24/2014 UC Approval 50 = Summer 2000 UC Approval Status Approved CSU Approval 50 = Summer 2000 CSU Approval Status Approved IGETC Approval 50 = Summer 2000 IGETC Approval Status Approved CSU GE Approval 30 = Spring 2000 CSU GE Approval Status Approved Data Element Changes Data Justification Course Element Changes Course Change Justification Course ID (CB00) CCC TOP Code (CB03) Physics, General; Course Credit Status (CB04) D - Credit - Degree Applicable; Course Transfer Status (CB05) A = Transferable to both UC and CSU Course Units of Credit Maximum High (CB06): 5 Course Units of Credit Minimum Low (CB07): 5 Course Basic Skills (BS) Status (CB08): N = Course is not a basic skills course. SAM Code (CB09): E = Non-Occupational; Cooperative Education Course Status (CB10): Not part of Coop Work Exp; Course Classification Code (CB11): Not Applicable, Credit Course; Course Special Status (CB13): N - Not Special; CAN Code (CB14): CAN-Code Seq (CB15): Course Prior to College Level (CB21): Not Applicable; Course Non-Credit Category (CB22): Not Applicable, Credit Course; Funding Agency Category (CB23): Not Applicable Course Program Status (CB24): 1 - Program Applicable;

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