Course Description: | This course targets students who have learned the most basic knowledge in
physics. This course employs a calculus-based approach. Key topics include Coulomb’s law, electric field and potential, Gauss’ law, capacitance, circuits, magnetic force and field, Ampere’s law, electromagnetic induction, AC circuit, Maxwell’s equations, electromagnetic waves, geometric optics, interference and diffraction.
Text: UNIVERSITY PHYSICS VOL. 2 with MASTERING PHYSICS by Hugh D. Young.
Assessment: Homework (10%), test (35%), final exam (55%). |