Introductory Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics


Intended principally for students in engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include: electric charge, electric fields, Gauss's Law, potential, capacitance, electrical current, resistance, circuit concepts, magnetic fields, magnetic and electric forces, Ampere's Law, magnetic induction, Faraday's Law, inductance, Maxwell's Equations, electromagnetic waves, elementary geometric optics, wave interference, and diffraction. Prerequisites: Physics 151L and Mathematics 122 or equivalents.
Curriculum Codes
  • NS
  • QS
Typically Offered
Fall Only