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Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

PHYS241D: Electricity and Optics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Prerequisite: PHYS 172.
Corequisite: MA 162.
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Electrostatics, current electricity, electromagnetism, magnetic properties of matter. Electromagnetic waves, geometrical and physical optics.

To view the lectures: In Brightspace, Click "Lecture Videos" under "Content" to access the videos of the lectures.

Homework, Lecture Quizzes and Recitation Quizzes are on CHIP. Other course content is on Brightspace.



Textbook(s) for Spring 2022

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Physics for Scientists and Engineers P. Tipler and G. Mosca 6th Volume 2 1429284587 Bedford/ Freeman/ Worth Required Textbooks are available and can be ordered through University Bookstore (765-743-9618) or Follett's bookstore (765-743-9642). Older or used editions acceptable as all homework is on CHIP.

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