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.
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.
Blasing, David – Nistor, Jonathan
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|PHYS272||Matter & Interaction||Chabay & Sherwood||3rd; Vol. 2 (January 7, 2010)||9780470503461||Wiley & Sons|
|PHYS272||Physics 272 Labs Available on the Phys 272 Website||2013|
|PHYS272||i>Clicker||Previous versions are acceptable||0-7167-7939-0 (www.iclicker.com)||Macmillan MPS|
|PHYS272||Supplies: 2-D cell batteries|