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PHYS4B:  PHYS FOR SCI & ENG II


Course Description

An introduction to the principles of physics using calculus. Topics include charge, electric fields, Gauss' Law, electric potential, capacitance, current and resistance, circuit analysis, magnetic fields, Ampere's Law, Faraday's Law, and electromagnetic waves. (C-ID: PHYS 210) (C-ID: PHYS 200S: Phys 4A + Phys 4B + Phys 4C) PREREQUISITE: Completion of MATH 1B with a grade of 'C' or better, AND completion of PHYS 4A with a grade of 'C' or better.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast the various units of numbers and their significance.
  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast charge, conservation of charge, insulators, conductors, and Coulomb's Law.
  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast electric field, Gauss' Law, electric potential, and conservation of energy for charged particles.
  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast capacitance, resistance, and current.
  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast capacitors and resistors in parallel, series, and mixed circuit configurations.
  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast Ohm's Law, conservation of charge, conservation of energy, and Kirchoff's Rules.
  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast magnetic fields, forces on moving charges and currents, and forces between currents.
  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast the Biot-Savart Law, Ampere's Law, and Faraday's Law.
  • Identify, describe, compare and contrast Inductance, LR, LC, and RLC circuits.
  • Identify and describe electromagnetic waves.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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