EGR 191: An Integrated Introduction to Engineering, Mathematics, Physics with Daniel Marlow

Taken concurrently with EGR/MAT/PHY 192, this course offers an integrated presentation of the material from PHY 103 (General Physics: Mechanics and Thermodynamics) and MAT 201 (Multivariable Calculus) with an emphasis on applications to engineering. Physics topics include: mechanics with applications to fluid mechanics; wave phenomena; and thermodynamics

Sample Reading List

Paul Tipler, Gene Mosca, Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Vol 1
R. Shankar, Fundamentals of Physics

Reading/Writing Assignments

Reading 20 pages from the listed textbooks.

Requirements/Grading

Mid Term Exam - 15%
Final Exam - 25%
Quizzes - 15%
Lab Reports - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Problem set(s) - 10%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Other Requirements

Open to Freshmen Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions

All first-year engineering students who have placement into multivariable calculus on the basis of a score of 5 on the BC calculus exam (or equivalent) are eligible to enroll.

Other Information

Students enroll in both EGR/MAT/PHY 191 and 192 concurrently in the fall semester. Term project will account for 10% of the final grade.