Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Calendar 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Calendar
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PHY 1020U – Physics II

Introduction to electromagnetism and optics: electric charge and Coulomb’s law; electric field, electric flux, Gauss’ law; electrostatic potential, capacitance; Kirchoff’s laws in DC circuits. Magnetic forces and magnetic field; Biot-Savart law; Ampere’s law; magnetic flux, Faraday’s law, inductance; AC circuits. Electromagnetic waves, geometrical and wave optics; nuclear structure and radioactivity.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Laboratory hours: 3 (biweekly)
Tutorial hours: 1.5 (biweekly)
Prerequisite(s): PHY 1010U  or (PHY 1030U  and MATH 1000U )
Credit restriction(s): PHY 1040U , PHY 1810U  
Experiential learning: Yes

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