2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog/Student Handbook 
    
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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHSC 0117 - General Physics II


Credits: 4

A continuation of General Physics I (algebra-based physics). The major topic for the second semester is classical electromagnetism. Topics to be covered include Coulomb’s Law, electric potentials, electric and magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, simple AC and DC circuits and an introduction to optics. Additional topics may include thermodynamics, an introduction to special relativity, and/or an introduction to quantum mechanics. Three hours lecture, one hour discussion, and two hours laboratory per week.

Prerequisites: PHSC 0115 .