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Physics II

Course NumberPHY 212
Credits5
Lab Hours45
Lecture Hours75
Course DescriptionPrerequisites: Successful completion of PHY 211 and MTH 162, with a minimum grade of "C" (2.0) in each. Examines the basic physical principles involving electricity, magnetism, light, and modern physics. Meets the needs of Science and Engineering majors. (75-45)


Outcomes and Objectives

Solve physics problems using mathematics.
Objectives:
  1. Solve physics problems using algebra.
  2. Solve physics problems using trigonometry.
  3. Solve physics problems using differential calculus.
  4. Solve physics problems using integral calculus.
  5. Solve physics problems involving systems of linear equations.
  6. Draw diagrams representing the relationship between physical objects.
  7. Solve physics problems using vectors.
  8. Construct graphs and interpret graphical data.
  9. Use correct SI units with all physical values.

Apply the physical principles related to electrostatics.
Objectives:
  1. Define electric charge.
  2. Analyze electric force.
  3. Demonstrate electric fields.
  4. Discuss an electric dipole.
  5. Solve physics problems involving electric potential.

Apply the physical principles related to electrodynamics.
Objectives:
  1. Define electric current.
  2. Analyze current density.
  3. Demonstrate drift velocity.
  4. Demonstrate voltage sources.
  5. Solve physics problems involving resistance and resistors.

Apply the physical principles related to magnetism.
Objectives:
  1. Define magnetic field.
  2. Analyze magnetic properties of materials.
  3. Demonstrate magnetic force.
  4. Discuss magnetic torque.
  5. Solve physics problems involving magnetic fields produced by electric currents.

Apply the physical principles related to a circuit.
Objectives:
  1. Define impedance.
  2. Analyze a current.
  3. Demonstrate a voltage
  4. Discuss a power.
  5. Solve physics problems involving a power.

Apply the physical principles related to electromagnetic waves.
Objectives:
  1. Define electromagnetic waves.
  2. Analyze the velocity of electromagnetic waves.
  3. Demonstrate the electromagnetic spectrum.
  4. Discuss the detection of electromagnetic waves.
  5. Solve physics problems involving polarization of electromagnetic waves.

Apply the physical principles related to geometric optics.
Objectives:
  1. Define light waves and light rays.
  2. Analyze reflection.
  3. Demonstrate image formation by mirrors.
  4. Discuss refraction.
  5. Solve physics problems involving image formation by lenses.

Apply the physical principles related to wave optics.
Objectives:
  1. Define wave interference.
  2. Analyze wave interference for single slit, double slits and diffraction gratings.
  3. Demonstrate x-ray diffraction.
  4. Discuss thin film interference.
  5. Solve physics problems involving wave optics




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