Physics
Term : Spring 2019
Catalog Year : 2018-2019

PHY 172 - University Physics II For Physicists

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Description: The second semester of a three-semester, calculus-based, introductory physics sequence especially designed for physics and astronomy majors. This course covers all topics in PHY 262 including electric fields, magnetic fields, Maxwell's equations, and the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, and goes beyond PHY262 by adding topics that are especially useful in preparation for upper division physics courses including time-varying electric fields, time varying-magnetic fields, electromagnetic waves, and entropy. 4 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Letter grade only.

Units: 5

Sections offered: Spring 2019 Spring 2020

Requirement Designation: Science and Applied Science

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Scientific Inquiry

Prerequisite: MAT 136 and PHY 171