Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


PHY-123 - Phys Hlth Sci/Respiratory Thrpy (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): COREQUISITES: MAT108
This is a course that examines those laws and principles of physics dealing with motion, forces, fluids and electricity/magnetism that have relevance to respiratory therapy and other health-science professions. Major topics of study include: measurement units, conversions and experimental errors, forces, Newton's laws of motion, the characteristics of liquids and gases, the flow of fluids under various conditions, the effects of heat and temperature on gases and liquids and the basics of electricity and magnetism.


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