PHSC 0127 - Physics II

Credits: 4

A continuation of PHSC 0125  (calculus-based physics). The major topic for the second semester is classical electromagnetism. Topics to be covered include Coulomb's Law, Gauss' Law, electric potentials, electric and magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, simple AC and DC circuits, and Maxwell's equations. Additional topics may include introductions to optics, special relativity, and/or quantum mechanics. Mathematically, this course introduces students to applications of the integral calculus in solving simple two and three-dimensional potential problems. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, and two hours of laboratory work per week.

Prerequisites: PHSC 0125  and MATH 0106  or concurrent registration.

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