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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.



Why Take This Course?

This unique class gives you the chance to see the sites where physics history was made and learn some of the subject's most captivating concepts.

Syllabus

Lesson 1: How can we measure the circumference of the Earth?

Basics of geometry and trigonometry

Lesson 2: How do objects move?

Data analysis and kinematics

Lesson 3: What causes motion?

Forces, acceleration, and Newton’s Laws

Lesson 4: How can we use motion?

Work, energy, and simple machines

Lesson 5: How can we determine our longitude at sea?

Simple harmonic motion

Lesson 6: What is electricity?

Charge and electric fields

Lesson 7: What is left to discover?

Modern physics and open questions

Taught by

Andy Brown

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    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

    Anonymous completed this course.

    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

    Dr Gurmeet Singh completed this course, spending 14 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    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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    Sultan Ahmed Mohamed is taking this course right now, spending 10 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

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