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Mississippi State University Department ofPHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

PH2223 - Physics II

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:
  1. Gravitation
  2. Coulomb's Law
  3. Electric fields
  4. Electric potential
  5. Capacitance
  6. Ohm's Law
  7. DC circuits
  8. Magnetic force laws
  9. Ampere's and Biot-Savart Laws
  10. Magnetic fields
  11. Faraday's Law
  12. Inductance
  13. AC circuits
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