PS 53.1: Physics III, Laboratory

Course Number and Title: PS 53.1 (Physics III, Laboratory)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010

Number of Units: 1
Prerequisites: PS 52, PS 52.1

Course Description:
This is the laboratory accompanying PS 53. Experiments in this course employ computer-aided and problem-solving approaches. This course include experiments in electric charges, electric fields, Gauss's law, electric potentials, capacitance and dielectrics, current, resistance, electromotive force, DC circuits, magnetic fields, magnetic forces, source of magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, inductance, alternating currents, electromagnetic waves, and the nature and propagation of light.

Laboratory Manual provided by the Physics Department.
Cutnell, J. and Johnson, K. (2009). Physics (8th ed). USA: Wiley.
Giancoli, D. (2008). Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics (4th ed). USA: Prentice Hall.
Giancoli, D. (2008). Physics: Principles with Applications with Mastering Physics (6th ed). USA: Addison Wesley.
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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