Jul 15, 2024  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 321 - Electricity and Magnetism I Credits: 4


First of two courses aimed at providing a solid grounding in electricity and magnetism. Topics include: electrostatics: Coulomb’s law, Gauss’ law, electric potential, energy and conductors. Electric fields in matter; magnetostatics: Lorentz force, Biot-Savart law, magnetic fields in matter; Maxwell’s equations; radiation by charges. Three hours lecture/week, two hours lab/biweekly. Recommended co-requisite for physics majors: PHY 331 .

Prerequisite(s): PHY 221  and PHY 222   and (PHY 301  with minimum grade of C or ELEC 310  with minimum grade of C)



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