PHY*112*11 Description

General 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. Prerequisite: Physics 111 or permission of the instructor. (Offered annually: Spring) Student must have taken PHY*111