Fall 2010




 The Aurora Borealis Shines above Bear Lake.

Find out how magnetic fields play a role in this spectacle of nature!


Welcome to Physics 161

This is the first part of a three semester calculus-based Physics course being offered at the University of Maryland College Park, covering laws of motion, force, and energy; principles of mechanics, collisions, linear momentum, rotation, and gravitation.


Giridhar Nandikotkur (giridhar@umd.edu)

Teaching Assistants:

Sections 0201, 0202, 0203

Kristen Voigt (kdvoigt@umd.edu)