A Meldrum, PhD, MSc, BSc

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Director, Faculty of Science - Physics

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Email
ameldrum@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-5342
Address
3-201 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS II
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Director, Faculty of Science - Physics
Email
ameldrum@ualberta.ca

Overview

Courses

PHYS 144 - Newtonian Mechanics and Relativity

A calculus-based course for students majoring in the physical sciences. Newtonian mechanics, including kinematics, dynamics, conservation of momentum and energy, rotational motion and angular momentum; special relativistic kinematics and dynamics, including length contraction, time dilation, and the conservation of energy and momentum in special relativity. Prerequisites: Mathematics 30-1 and Physics 30. Mathematics 31 is strongly recommended. Corequisites: MATH 117 or 144. Note: MATH 113 or 114 is not acceptable as a co-requisite but may be used as a pre-requisite in place of MATH 117 or 144. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of PHYS 124, 144, EN PH 131 or SCI 100.


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