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Fall 2017
Jan 18, 2018
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PHYS 102 - Principles of Physics II
PHYS-101 and 102 constitute a year-long comprehensive calculus-based introduction to physics, particularly suited to the needs and interests of pre-medical students. Topics covered are Newton's laws, linear, planar, and rotational motions, work, energy, momentum, gravitation, periodic motion and waves, fluid mechanics, acoustics, thermodynamics, electric fields, electric potential, dielectrics, magnetic fields, induction, DC circuits, electromagnetic waves and light, interference and diffraction of light, geometric optics, atomic, quantum, nuclear, and condensed matter physics, and cosmology. Important note: Familiarity with calculus is assumed. Three lecture hours, one recitation hour, and two laboratory hours.

4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture

Physics Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/STIA Math/Science, Mean Grade is Calculated

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