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PHYS241D — Fall 2017
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PHYS241D: Electricity and Optics

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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:

Electrostatics, current electricity, electromagnetism, magnetic properties of matter. Electromagnetic waves, geometrical and physical optics.


To view the lectures: In Blackboard, use the link on the left labeled "BoilerCast" to access the videos of the lectures.

For the online recitations sections use the following link to access the online classroom:
https://purdue.webex.com/

Note: Click on "Announcements" in the right-hand menu for additional information about Recitations.

Piazza:
We will use Piazza for class discussions to assist you in getting help fast and efficiently from your classmates and the teaching assistants. Rather than emailing questions to the teaching staff, you are encouraged to post your questions on Piazza. You can sign up for a Piazza account and enroll in our class page at: https://piazza.com/purdue/fall2017/phys241/home.

YouTube:
Cyrus Vandrevala has created a YouTube playlist where he goes through many common recitation problems in PHYS 241. This playlist is constantly expanding, so please email him at cvandrev@purdue.edu to suggest new videos to add to the site. The link to his site is: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIOz4UFF7XhpxLoSeihwJTQ/videos

Instructor(s):

Laura Pyrak-Nolte

Email:

ljpn@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Physics for Scientists and Engineers R. Tipler and G. Mosca 6e + ebook Bedford/Freeman/Worth Required Older edition acceptable

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