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Physics 248 Spring 2012 Reference Page

Description

A Modern Introduction to Physics: Continuation of Physics 247. Electricity, magnetism, and topics from thermodynamics, radiation, plasma physics, and statistical mechanics. Three lectures, two discussions, and one three-hour lab per week.

Prerequisites

Open to Freshmen. Physics 247, Math 234 or concurrent registration. Intended primarily for physics, AMEP, astronomy-physics majors. Not open to students who have had Physics 202 or 208; students will receive degree credit for only one of the following courses: Physics 104, 202, 208, 248

Lectures

Times:MWF 9:55-10:45am

Location:2241 Chamberlin Hall

Instructors:Daniel Chung & Lisa Everett

Final Exam

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 2:45pm to 4:45pm

Textbooks & Materials

Electricity and Magnetism, 2nd edition by Edward Purcell

    Cambridge University Press 2011, ISBN 1107013607

University Physics Volume 2 (Chapters 21-40), 1st edition by Wolfgang Bauer & Gary Westfall

    Mcgraw-Hill 2010, ISBN 0077354796

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