PHY 142LA. General Physics II

Curriculum Code:
NS
QS
Credit:
1.0 course (4 semester hours)
Course Travel?:
No
Prerequisites:

Physics 141L, 151L, or 161L

Second part of a two-semester calculus based course surveying principles of physics for students planning to study medicine or life sciences. Topics include: electrostatic fields and potential, capacitors, DC circuits, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic waves, properties of light (including reflection, refraction, polarization), geometric optics, wave optics, atomic and nuclear physics. Students must enroll in both a lecture and a lab/recitation section to receive credit. Closed to students having credit for Physics 152L, 153L or 162L.