PHY 102 General Physics II

The second semester of a two-semester sequence of a geometry- and algebra-based general physics sequence for students pursuing a career in the sciences, including health sciences, or who want to satisfy their science requirements. Topics include: The law of Universal Gravitation and Coulomb's Law; conservation of charge; electric fields and Gauss's Law; electric potential energy; voltage and current; capacitors and resistances; Ohm's and Kirchhoff's Laws; magnetism and electromagnetic induction; ray and wave optics and fundamentals of modern physics; relativity and quantum mechanics.


MAT 102, or equivalent or higher, and PHY 101 or permission of the Department Chair


4 Credits, 6 Hours