PHYS134 Elements of Physics II with Lab (4 semester hours)

This fundamental physics course is the second of two courses that examine basic physics using algebraic techniques. The course covers electric forces and fields, electric currents and circuits, magnetic forces and fields, electromagnetic induction, alternating current, electromagnetic waves, reflection and refraction of light, optical instruments, interference and diffraction, and an introduction to quantum and particle physics. NOTE: In addition to the laboratory equipment provided as part of the course materials, students will need access to the following: pencils, a printer, several sheets of paper and water. NOTE: This course requires the student to purchase additional materials that are not covered by the book grant. Please refer to the Course Materials section for additional details. (Prerequisite: PHYS133)