Jul 14, 2024  
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PHY 1020U – Physics II


Introduction to electromagnetism and optics: electric charge and Coulomb’s law; electric field, electric flux, Gauss’ law; electrostatic potential, capacitance; Kirchoff’s laws in DC circuits. Magnetic forces and magnetic field; Biot-Savart law; Ampere’s law; magnetic flux, Faraday’s law, inductance; AC circuits. Electromagnetic waves; wave propagation; waves in matter. Geometrical and wave optics; special relativity.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Laboratory hours: 3 (biweekly)
Tutorial hours: 1.5 (biweekly)
Prerequisite(s): PHY 1010U  or (PHY 1030U  and MATH 1000U )
Credit restriction(s): PHY 1040U , PHY 1810U  
Experiential learning: Yes



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