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PHYS 222 Introductory Physics II (4)

An introduction to electricity, magnetism, and optics. In this course students study the concepts and techniques required to understand interactions between charged particles as well as light as an electromagnetic wave. Topics include electric force, electric field, electric potential, capacitance, electric current, circuits, magnetic field, inductance, Faraday's law, electromagnetic waves, sound waves, reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction and polarization. A laboratory (PHYS 222Y) is associated with this course.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Natural Sciences
  • Prerequisite: PHYS 221 and MATH 140 or MATH 152/153 or MATH 249 (or concurrent enrollment in MATH courses)
  • Offering: Every spring
  • Instructor: Altman, Borrero, Kleinert, Rembold, Watkins

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