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PHYS272: Electric And Magnetic Interactions (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Offering:

Fall, Spring, and Summer, 4 Credits

Prerequisites:

Prerequisite: PHYS 172; Corequisite: MA 162. Authorized equivalent courses or consent of instructor may be used in satisfying course pre- and co-requisites.

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Description:

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Calculus-based physics course using concepts of electric and magnetic fields and an atomic description of matter to describe polarization, fields produced by charge distributions, potential, electrical circuits, magnetic forces, induction, and related topics, leading to Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic radiation and an introduction to waves and interference. 3-D graphical simulations and numerical problem solving by computer are employed throughout.

Instructor(s):

Carlson, Erica

Email:

phys272@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2014
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Matter and Interactions Vol. 2 REQUIRED, NEW or USED or eBook Chabay & Sherwood 3rd; (January 7, 2010) Wiley & Sons Required
WebAssign Access REQUIRED (Purchase separately at the bookstore, if not included with textbook) Required
i>Clicker REQUIRED (Purchase at bookstore) Bedford/Freeman/Worth Required

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