Physics 231/231C is a non-calculus-based general physics class, recommended for a variety of majors, such as those pursuing a pre-med education. Topics include: Newtonian equations of motion, momentum and energy conservation, rotational motion, gravity, thermodynamics and wave motion.

PHY 231 Section 1
Carl Schmidt
BPS Bldg., #3211
355-9200, ext. 2128 
Tue./Thur. 10:20-11:40 AM, #1410 BPS
Office Hours:
Fridays, 1-2:30 PM, in #1248 BPS
or by appointment

PHY 231 Section 2
Scott Pratt
BPS Bldg., #4208A
355-9200, x2016
Tue./Thur. 6:10-7:30 PM, #1410 BPS
Office Hours
Mondays, 9-10:30 in #1248 BPS
or by appointment

PHY 231C Instructor:
Alex Brown
NSCL, #203
(517) 333-6328 
Office Hours:
Tuesdays and Fridays, 12-1:00 PM in #1248 BPS
or by appointment


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Lectures: (Section 1, Section 2)

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