Official course description: Introductory Physics is a survey of the principal topics of physics, including Kinematics, Mechanics, including circular motion, Fluids, Waves and sound, Thermodynamics, Electricity and magnetism, Optics, Relativity, Atomic physics and quantum mechanics, Particle physics, The course is tailored for students who do not plan advanced study in any of the sciences. Physics, chemistry, and biology majors should take Physics 113 and 114 instead.,An understanding of algebra and elementary trigonometry is assumed.