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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHS 212A
Title College Physics II
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII
Prerequisites MAT110 or equivalent and PHS211A or PHS222

Description

Continuation of PHS211A. This course examines additional topics in classical physics, including fluid dynamics; thermal properties of matter, the laws of thermodynamics; principles of electricity and magnetism; D.C. circuits, electromagnetic induction. A strong emphasis on problem solving skills, in which algebra, geometry and elementary trigonometry are used freely. Three lecture hours, one discussion period and one three-hour laboratory period per week. Emphasizes biological science applications. Not open to students who have received credit for PHS212.