Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    Feb 24, 2024  
Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 2208 - Fundamentals of Physics II

Spring. 4 credits.

Forbidden Overlap: Students may receive credit for only one course in the following group: PHYS 1102 , PHYS 2208, PHYS 2213 , PHYS 2217 , AEP 2170 .
Prerequisite: PHYS 2207  or PHYS 1112  or PHYS 1101 ; substantial contact with introductory calculus (e.g., MATH 1110  or MATH 1106 ). A continuation of PHYS 2207 .

M. Liepe.

PHYS 2207 -PHYS 2208 is a two-semester introduction to physics with emphasis on tools generally applicable in sciences. Provides a structured learning environment with significant contact hours to help students develop mastery. The combination of interactive lectures illustrated with applications from the sciences, medicine, and everyday life, weekly labs tightly coupled to lectures, and recitations that emphasize cooperative problem-solving, provide a rich exposure to the methods of physics and the basic analytical and scientific communication skills required by all scientists. Covers electricity and magnetism, and topics from geometrical and physical optics and quantum, nuclear and particle physics.  At the level of University Physics for the Physical and Life Sciences by Philip Kesten and David Tauck.

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