Jan 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

PHY 180 - Bridges, Towers, and Skyscrapers

4 credits (Spring)
An investigation of large man-made structures (e.g., Brooklyn Bridge, Eiffel Tower, and Hancock Tower/Chicago), considering structural, social, and aesthetic aspects. The relationship between a structure’s form and its function is examined. Concepts from physics necessary for the quantitative analysis are presented. For current course content please see the variable topic course listing below or search the online live schedule of courses.

Prerequisite: MAT 124  or MAT 131 .
Note: Not offered every year.
Instructor: Cunningham