University of Calgary

PHYS 227 - Classical Physics - Fall 2019

Vector algebra; statics and kinematics of rigid bodies; Newton's laws of motion; conservation laws; collisions; rotational mechanics; computer modeling of physical systems; approximation methods.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-2T-2)


  • Natural Sciences students without approved concentrations who are interested in concentrating in Physics should contact the Department for approval.


  • A grade of 75 per cent or higher in Physics 30; 60 per cent or higher in Mathematics 31; and 75 per cent or higher in Mathematics 30-1 or a grade of "B" or 70 per cent or better in Mathematics 2 (offered by Continuing Education) and admission to Physics, Astrophysics, Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Natural Science (Physics Concentration), or Environmental Science (Physics Concentration); or Mathematics 275 and Physics 211 or 221.


  • Credit for Physics 227 and 321 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2020.
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