PHY*102*11 Description


College Physics II


Waves: wave propagation, interference, and diffraction. Electric and magnetic fields: Coulomb's law, Gauss's law, electric potential, steady currents, magnetic forces, and Ampere's law. Electromagnetic fields: Faraday's law and Maxwell's equations. Early quantum physics. One three-hour laboratory session per week. Algebra-based. Prerequisite: Physics 101 or permission of the instructor. Offered annually: Spring You must have taken/be taking PHY*101