Mississippi State University Department ofPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

- CATALOG DATA:
- Two hours lecture, one hour recitation, two hours laboratory. Calculus-based introduction to gravitation, electricity and magnetism. Laboratory emphasizes concepts of force and motion, conservation laws, and simple electrical circuits. Honors section available.
- PREREQUISITES BY TOPIC:
- PH 2213 and MA 1723(Calculus 2)
- OBJECTIVES:
- To develop the student's conceptual understanding of electricity, magnetism, and gravitation and to develop the student's problem solving skills in those areas.
- TOPICS COVERED:
- Gravitation
- Coulomb's Law
- Electric fields
- Electric potential
- Capacitance
- Ohm's Law
- DC circuits
- Magnetic force laws
- Ampere's and Biot-Savart Laws
- Magnetic fields
- Faraday's Law
- Inductance
- AC circuits

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