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PHYS241D: Electricity and Optics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)




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.

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




Textbook(s) for Summer 2021

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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