Introduction to Physics
Course SummaryThis is an introductory physics course in Berkeley primarily for non-science students. It covers interesting and important topics in physics, stressing conceptual understanding rather than math, with applications to current events. Topics covered include energy and conservation, radioactivity, nuclear physics, the Theory of Relativity, lasers, explosions, superconductors, and quantum physics.
(29 Sept 2011 - Updated)
Reading Material1. Textbook: Physics for Future Presidents
Richard A. Muller, Physics for Future Presidents, W.W. Norton & Co, ISBN-13: 978-0393066272.
1. Energy (987 KB pdf)
2. Atoms & Heat (1.4 MB pdf)