PHY 2112 - General Physics II

This is a course in electricity, magnetism and light for science and engineering majors using the methods of calculus. It covers Coulomb's Law, Gauss' Law, potential, capacitance, dieletrics, Kirchhoff's rules, the magnetic field, Ampere's Law, induced electromotive force, inductance, magnetic properties of matter, alternating currents, electromagnetic waves, reflection and refraction of light, spherical mirrors, lenses, and optical instruments, interference, and diffraction. PREREQUISITE: PHY 2110 General Physics I and MTH 1172 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II or current registration in MTH 1172.

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