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PHYS241 — Fall 2021
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PHYS241: Electricity and Optics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Fall, Spring and Summer, Class 4, cr. 3

Prerequisite: PHYS 172.
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Electrostatics, current electricity, electromagnetism, magnetic properties of matter. Electromagnetic waves, geometrical and physical optics.

Homework is on CHIP (see right side bar on this page). Other course content is on Brightspace.

For students enrolled in the online (distance learning) 241D, please go to: PHYS 241D course webpage:


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Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
i>clickers Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth Required
Physics for Scientists and Engineers P. Tipler & G. Mosca 6e + ebook 978-1319029579 Bedford/Freeman/Worth Required Textbooks are available and can be ordered through University Bookstore (765-743-9618) or Follett's Bookstore (765-743-9642)

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