Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    Mar 29, 2023  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2022-2023

PHYS 131 - University Physics II

Credits 3
This calculus-based course is designed for students with majors in the engineering and physical sciences. This course covers electricity, electrical circuits, magnetism, radiation, optics and light, and topics in modern physics. A focus in mathematical and physical description of electrostatics, electric field and potential, electrical fundamentals (charge, current, voltage, resistance, power, energy), DC circuit analysis with Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law, AC circuit analysis with phase diagrams, measuring devices (e.g., voltmeter, ammeter), capacitance, magnetic fields and their effect on moving charges and currents, magnetic fields produced by various current configurations, induced emf, mutual and self-inductance, basic theory of dielectrics, magnetic properties of materials and Maxwell's Equations in integral and differential form. Lecture, 45 hours.
PHYS-130 (Required, Previous). | Take PHYS-131L (Required, Concurrent).