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Mississippi State University Department ofPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

PH1133 - General Physics III

CATALOG DATA:
Two hours lecture, one hour drill, two hours laboratory. Noncalculus-based study of electricity and magnetism and selected topics in modern physics.
PREREQUISITES BY TOPIC:
Completion and passing of PH 1113
OBJECTIVES:
To develop the student's conceptual understanding of electricity and magnetism, along with topics in modern physics. To develop the student's problem solving skills in those areas.
TOPICS COVERED:
  1. Electric Charge
  2. Electric Currents
  3. DC Circuits
  4. Electric Energy; Capacitance
  5. Electric Fields
  6. Electric Potential
  7. Magnetism
  8. Induction, Faraday's Law; AC Circuits
  9. Early Quantum Theory
  10. Quantum Mechanics of Atoms
  11. Nuclear Physics; Radioactivity
  12. Nuclear Energy
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