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Udacity

Intro to Physics

via Udacity

Overview

Study physics abroad in Europe -- virtually! Learn the basics of physics on location in Italy, the Netherlands and the UK, by answering some of the discipline's major questions from over the last 2000 years.

Syllabus

  • How can we measure the circumference of the Earth?
    • Basics of geometry and trigonometry.
  • How do objects move?
    • Data analysis and kinematics.
  • What causes motion?
    • Forces, acceleration, and Newton’s Laws.
  • How can we use motion?
    • Work, energy, and simple machines.
  • How can we determine our longitude at sea?
    • Simple harmonic motion.
  • What is electricity?
    • Charge and electric fields.
  • What is left to discover?
    • Modern physics and open questions.

Taught by

Andy Brown

Reviews

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  • Anonymous
    Outstanding beginners level course in physics. Doesn't try to teach you all of freshman physics but does manage to hit the high points while giving you a feel subject while keeping it fresh and interesting.
  • Anonymous
    Amazing class, you will need only basic algebra which you can pick up from Khan Academy if you need it. Andy is a great, passionate teacher and this course will make you want to go on and learn more about how the universe works.
  • Dr Gurmeet Singh
    It is good option fort beginner. One should learn and gain its benefits. It covers all the fundamental aspects of the Physics fro the beginners.
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