Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

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


Fall, Spring, and Summer, 4 Credits


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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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.


Saxena, Virendra (coord)


Textbook(s) for Summer 2016
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Matter & Interaction Chabay & Sherwood 4th; Vol. 2 978-1119136699 Wiley & Sons Required Textbook
Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website Required
WebAssign Required
i>Clicker Previous versions are acceptable 0-7167-7939-0 ( Macmillan MPS Required

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