PHYSICS 54L.001, Spring 2010

Class Time/Room TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Physics 128
Instructor(s) Thomas, John and Socolar, Joshua E.
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Course DescriptionThe second part of a two-semester calculus based course providing a survey of the principles of physics for students planning to study medicine or life sciences. Topics include: electrostatic fields and potential, capacitors, DC circuits, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic waves, properties of light (including reflection, refraction, polarization), geometric optics, wave optics (interference and diffraction), atomic and nuclear physics. Students must enroll in both a lecture (Physics 54L) and a lab/recitation (Physics 54L9,R) section in order to receive credit for the course. Closed to students having credit for Physics 42L, 62L or 63L. Instructor: Brown or Edwards