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PHY 102

General Physics II


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PHY 102 General Physics II


The second semester of a two-semester sequence of a Geometry and Algebra-based General Physics sequence for students pursuing a career in the sciences, including health sciences, or who want to satisfy their science requirements. Topics include: The law of Universal Gravitation and Coulomb's Law; conservation of charge; electric fields and Gauss' Law; electric potential energy; voltage and current; capacitors and resistances; Ohm's and Kirchhoff’s Laws; magnetism and electromagnetic induction; ray and wave optics and fundamentals of modern physics; relativity and quantum mechanics.


  • Gen Ed: Natural Science
  • Prerequisite: MAT 101 or equivalent or higher and PHY 101 or permission of the Department Chair
  • Hours: 6
  • Credits: 4


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