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PH2023 Electricity, Magnetism, & Fluids

Credits: 3.00

This is the second course of a three-semester lecture sequence in general physics for science and engineering students. Fluids at rest and in motion. An introduction to electric and magnetic forces and fields. Electric charge density. Electric fields from simple charge distributions. Electric potential. Capacitance. Magnetic forces. Magnetic field from a current loop. Inductance. Magnetism in matter. Current and resistance. (This class meets four hours per week for lectures and recitation.)

Prerequisites: PH 1013 and MA 1124 or an approved equivalent. Co-requisite: PH 2021 Introductory Physics Laboratory I, and EX 1