Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Thermodynamics, Fluids, Waves, Light, and Optics

PHYSICS XL 5B

This is the second course in the pre-medical physics sequence, which provides an introduction to thermal properties of fluids, sound, light, waves, and optics.

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Winter
Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $1,060.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0

What you can learn.

  • Evaluate the relation between energy, temperature, and gases
  • Apply thermal properties to biological and biochemical systems

About this course:

Thermal properties of matter, free energy, fluids, ideal gas, diffusion, oscillations, waves, sounds, light, and optics, with applications to biological and biochemical systems. Transferable for UC credit.
Prerequisites

PHYSICS XL 5A

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday, Thursday
Location: Online
Instructor: Jacqueline Pau
377173
Fee:
$1,060.00
See Details
Notes

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences. Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver form.

Enrollment limited to 26 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Jan 5, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 7, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Jan 12, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 14, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Jan 19, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 21, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Jan 26, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 28, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Feb 2, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Feb 9, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Feb 16, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Feb 23, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Mar 2, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Mar 9, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday, Thursday
Location: Online
Instructor: Jacqueline Pau
377174
Fee:
$1,060.00
See Details
Notes

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences. Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver form.

Enrollment limited to 26 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 7, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Jan 7, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 14, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Jan 14, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 21, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Jan 21, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jan 28, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Jan 28, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Feb 4, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Feb 11, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Feb 18, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Feb 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Feb 25, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Mar 4, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Mar 11, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Mar 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online

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