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PHYS241D — Fall 2021
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PHYS241D: Electricity and Optics

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

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Homework, Lecture Quizzes and Recitation Quizzes are on CHIP (see right side bar on this page). Other course content is on Brightspace.




Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Physics for Scientists and Engineers P. Tipler and G. Mosca 6e + ebook 978-1319029579 Bedford/Freeman/Worth Required Older edition acceptable

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