PC242 - Physics for the Physical Sciences ll: Electricity & Magnetism

This is the second block of a two-block sequence in introductory physics for students planning to major in the physical sciences or enter an engineering program. This course covers electricity & magnetism, waves, and optics. The course emphasizes mathematically rigorous problem solving. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World lab or field requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: FRL requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: SA requirement.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 129 and Physics 241.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: FRL, Critical Learning: SA, Critical Perspectives: Lab, Critical Perspectives: Q

1 unit — Gosnell, Krishnarao, Schumer

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PC242 explores electrical and magnetic phenomena. We will discuss physics as a system of models for understanding and predicting the behavior of objects, as well as a culture that requires our active attention. Topics include objectivity, reductionism, electrical and magnetic interactions, circuits, electromagnetic waves, etc.
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Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2023 Block 2 Physics for the Physical Sciences ll: Electricity & Magnetism Kristine Lang, Patricia Purdue Barnes Science Center 219 32 / 13 05/22/2024
Spring 2024 Block 8 Physics for the Physical Sciences ll: Electricity & Magnetism Phillip Cervantes Barnes Science Center 219 32 / 10 05/22/2024
Fall 2024 Block 2 Physics for the Physical Sciences ll: Electricity & Magnetism Natalie Gosnell TBA 32 / 10 05/22/2024
Spring 2025 Block 8 Physics for the Physical Sciences ll: Electricity & Magnetism Dhanesh Krishnarao, Evelyn Schumer TBA 32 / 32 05/22/2024
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