May 20, 2019  
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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PHY 206 - Intermediate Physics II Credits: 3


Introduces the study of electricity and magnetism. Also provides an introduction to optics. Topics covered include: electricity: electric force, E-field, Gauss' law, conductors, E- potential, capacitors and dielectrics; currents and circuits: resistance and Ohm's Law, e.m.f's, RC circuits; magnetism: magnetic force, Ampere's Law, solenoids, Biot-Savart Law, motion in magnetic fields; electromagnetic induction: e.m.f's, Faraday's Law, inductance, RL circuits, AC Circuits; EM waves: Maxwell's equations, EM waves and the EM spectrum; and optics: reflection, refraction, interference and diffraction of light.

Prerequisite(s): PHY 205  and MAT 211  
Corequisite(s): PHY 125 



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