PS 43: Analytical Physics III, Lecture

Course Number and Title: PS 43 (Analytical Physics III, Lecture)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 3
Prerequisites: PS 42, PS 42.1
 

Course Description:
This is the third course of a series of three calculus-based introductory Physics courses for students majoring in the sciences. It covers the fundamental concepts of electromagnetism, optics, and relativity. Topics include Gauss's law and its applications, Biot-Savart law, Ampere's law, AC circuits, electromagnetic induction, Faraday's law, synthesis of Maxwell's equations, optical elements, refraction, diffraction, electromagnetic waves, and relativity.
 

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