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Stephen Padalino

Distinguished Teaching Professor of


ISC 227A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Stephen Padalino has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1985.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. & M.S., Nuclear Physics; Florida State University
  • B.S., Applied Physics; Stockton State College
  • A.S., Chemistry; Community College of Morris
Fall 2015 Classes

PHYS 120:
Physics First Year Experience

    An introductory course for entering students considering a career in physics or engineering. Through presentations, discussions and investigations the question "What is Physics?" will be examined. Stu
    dy methods and time utilization for success in physics will also be addressed. No prerequisite. Cannot be counted toward the physics major. Graded on S/U basis. Not offered on a regular basis
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PHYS 123:
Analytical Physics I

    An analytical, calculus-based treatment of kinematics, Newton's laws, kinetic and potential energy, friction, linear momentum, angular momentum, rotational dynamics, gravitational physics, and simple
    harmonic motion. Notes: Both PHYS 123 and either PHYS 114 or PHYS 124 must be passed to receive core credit. A student may not receive credit for both PHYS 113 and PHYS 123. Prerequisites/Corequisites: MATH 221 or permission of deparment. PHYS 114 or PHYS 124 or permission of department. Offered every fall
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PHYS 124:
N/Analytical Physics I Lab

    An experimental course developing laboratory and analytical skills in physics. Includes experiments in kinematics, Newton's laws, uncertainty analysis, momentum and energy conservation, and projectil
    e motion. Prerequisites/Corequisites: PHYS 123 or permission of department. Offered every fall
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PHYS 362:
Intermediate Laboratory

    Devoted to the understanding of some of the classic experiments in physics. Experiments are from all fields of physics, but particular attention is given to experiments which complement courses being
    taken concurrently. Prerequisites: PHYS 226.
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