Course Information

PH1224 Physics of Electricity and Light

Credits: 4.00

This is the second of two introductory courses in general physics for non-science or engineering majors. (It is not an acceptable substitute for majors where PH 2004 is required.) Electric forces and fields. Electric potential and capacitance. Electric current. Magnetic forces and fields. Faradays law and inductance. Maxwell’s Theory of Electromagnetism. Electromagnetic waves. Light and Color. Geometrical optics. Image Formation. Interference and diffraction.

Prerequisites: PH 1214, MA 1054.