PS 52.1: Physics II, Laboratory

Course Number and Title: PS 52.1 (Physics II, Laboratory)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 1
Prerequisites: PS 51, PS 51.1

Course Description:
This is the laboratory accompanying PS 52. This course includes experiments dealing with thermodynamics (heat transfer, specific heat calculations, thermodynamic processes), mechanical waves, and geometric optics. Experiments in this course employ computer-aided and problem-solving approaches.

Laboratory Manual provided by the Physics Department.
Cummings, K., Laws, P., Redish, E. and Cooney, P. (2007). Understanding Physics. USA: Wiley.
Cutnell, J. and Johnson, K. (2009). Physics (8th ed). USA: Wiley.
Feynman, R., Leighton, R. and Sands, M. (1977). The Feynman Lectures in Physics, Vol. 1. USA: Addison Wesley.
Giancoli, D. (2008). Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics (4th ed). USA: Prentice Hall.
Halliday, D., Resnick, R., and Walker, J. (2010). Fundamentals of Physics Extended (9th ed). USA: Wiley.
Tipler, P. and Mosca, G. (2007). Physics for Scientists and Engineers (6th ed). USA: W.H. Freeman.
Young, H. and Freedman, R. (2007). University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (12th ed). USA: Addison Wesley.

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