PHYSICS 240 - General Physics II
Fall 2014, Section 200
Instruction Mode: Section 200 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS, QR/1
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHYSICS 126, 235, 239 or 260.
Advisory Prerequisites:
PHYSICS 140 or 160; and MATH 116, 121, 156, 186, or 296. Students should elect PHYSICS 241 concurrently.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

PHYSICS 240 is a continuation of PHYSICS 140, and covers topics in electricity and magnetism: charge, Coulomb's law, electric fields, Gauss' law, electric potential, capacitors and dielectrics, current and resistance, EMF and circuits, magnetic fields, Biot-Savart law, Amperes law, Faraday's Law of Induction, and simple AC circuits. PHYSICS 240 students should elect PHYSICS 241 (lab).

Course Requirements:

The course grade is based on homework,class performance, three evening exams and a final exam (see "View all Sections" for dates and times).

Schedule

PHYSICS 240 - General Physics II
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 In Person
22565
Open
7
 
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MTuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Students should elect Physics 241 as the corresponding lab. THREE THURSDAY EVENING MIDTERM EXAMS: OCT 2, OCT 30, & NOV 20, 8-10 PM; FINAL: FRIDAY, DEC 12 7:30-9:30PM
200 (LEC)
 In Person
22566
Open
9
 
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MTuWTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Students should elect Physics 241 as the corresponding lab. THREE THURSDAY EVENING MIDTERM EXAMS: OCT 2, OCT 30, & NOV 20, 8-10 PM; FINAL: FRIDAY, DEC 12 7:30-9:30PM
300 (LEC)
 In Person
22567
Open
14
 
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MTuWTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Students should elect Physics 241 as the corresponding lab. THREE THURSDAY EVENING MIDTERM EXAMS: OCT 2, OCT 30, & NOV 20, 8-10 PM; FINAL: FRIDAY, DEC 12 7:30-9:30PM

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