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Physics

PHYS 236 (QA; NW) Introductory Physics II (1)

The electric field, Coulomb’s Law, Gauss’ Law, electric potential, capacitance, electric current, electromotive force, Kirchoff ’s Rules, the magnetic field, Ampere’s Law, Faraday’s Law, inductance, alternating current, electromagnetic waves, light, reflection and refraction, lenses, Huygen’s principle, interference, diffraction and polarization.

Mode of Inquiry: Understanding the Natural World

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning

Prerequisite: PHYS 215 and Calculus

  • Offering: Every Semester
  • Instructor: Staff