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PHYS 222 (QA; NW) Introductory Physics II (1)

An introduction to electricity, magnetism, and optics. This course studies the concepts and techniques required to understand interactions between charged particles as well as light as an electromagnetic wave. Topics include electrical force, electric field, electric potential, capacitance, electric current, circuits, magnetic field, inductance, Faraday's law, electromagnetic waves, reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction and polarization. Laboratory.

Mode of Inquiry: Understanding the Natural World

General Education Requirement Fulfillment:Quantitative and Analytical Reasoning

Prerequisite: PHYS 221 and MATH 141

  • Offering: Every semester
  • Instructor: Staff