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Spring 2014 Course Catalog 
Spring 2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYSC 122 - Engineering Physics 2 (and Lab)

5 credits

An introduction to the principles of thermodynamics, kinetic theory of gases, electricity, magnetism, and optics. Topics included are: temperature, thermal expansion, calorimetry, heat transfer, laws of thermodynamics, electrostatics, Coulomb’s Law, electric field, Gauss’s Law, electric potential, capacitance, dielectrics, current resistance, and electromotive force, direct current circuits, magnetic field, inductance, alternating currents, electromagnetic waves, an introduction to the principles of geometrical and physical optics, quantum mechanics and atomic physics.

Notes: Was PHYSC 103B/104B previous to Fall 2010.
Class Hours: 5
Lab Hours: 2
Corequisite: MATH 191 - Calculus 2, or instructor’s permission.
Prerequisites: PHYSC 121 - Engineering Physics 1 or equivalent AND MATH 181 - Calculus 1.
Offered fall and spring semesters.