May 20, 2018  
2012-2013 HillBook (Class of 2016) 
2012-2013 HillBook (Class of 2016) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

PHY 122 - Physics II

Four Credits
Spring Semester

Brief introduction to the basic concepts of vector calculus, such as line and surface integrals, integral version of Gauss’ theorem and Stokes’ theorem; Coulomb’s law, insulators and metals; electrostatic induction, potential energy; capacitance; currents, resistance, basic circuits, batteries; magnetism and currents; Ampere’s law; motion of free charges in magnetic fields, mass spectroscopy; magnetic induction, Faraday’s law; Maxwell’s equations, electromagnetic waves; geometric and wave optics; light as photons, photoelectric effect. Three periods of lecture and two hours of laboratory a week.

Prerequisite(s): MTH 125  Corequisite(s): MTH 126 .