PHYSICS 42L.001, Spring 2012

Course TitleFUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS  
Class Time/Room MWF 10:20 AM-11:10 AM Physics 130
Instructor(s) Greenside, Henry
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Course DescriptionSecond semester of a two-semester course series. For students interested in majoring in physics; taken in the freshman year. Basic principles of electromagnetism. Emphasis on laying the foundation for further study in a physics program. Topics include: electric fields, Gauss's Law, potential, capacitance, current, DC circuits, magnetic fields, Ampere's Law, electric and magnetic forces, magnetic induction, Faraday's Law, AC circuits, Maxwell's field, equations, electromagnetic waves and special relativity. Closed to students having credit for Physics 54L or 62L. Instructor: Brown