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PH 282 - Physics for Science & Engineering 2

Credit Hours: 3.0

A calculus-based introduction to electricity and magnetism. Topics include electric field, Gauss’s law, electric potential, capacitance, current and resistance, DC circuits, magnetic field, Faraday’s law, inductance, RC and RL circuits, EM oscillations, alternating currents, Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic waves.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • use the basic laws of physics to explain and model a physical situation;
  • use mathematical skills and techniques including calculus to solve problems;
  • write comprehensive answers to qualitative questions; and
  • explain how the physical laws pertain to technology, society and the environment.

Prerequisites: PH 280
Corequisites: MT 182
Concurrent Registration: PH 283
F/S (C, N, S)