May 11, 2021
PHY 151 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers II PHY 1131.
Description: Waves and sound, electromagnetism, circuits, electromagnetic waves, and Maxwell's equations, with calculus applications. For engineering and physics majors.
Prerequisites: MAT 230 and PHY 150 . Reading Proficiency.
- Waves, sound
- Electric charge and current
- Electric and magnetic fields in vacuum and in materials
- DC and AC circuits
- Displacement current
- Maxwell's equations
- Electromagnetic waves
- Describe and analyze basic wave phenomena, including applications to music. (1)
- Apply electric and magnetic forces and fields to basic statics and dynamics problems. (2,3)
- Analyze the behaviors of, and relationships between, charged particles, electric fields, magnetic fields, and electromagnetic waves. (3,4,6-8)
- Design, construct, and analyze simple electrical circuits. (5)
- State Maxwell's equations of electromagnetism, and discuss the physical meaning of each. (7)
- Use scientific reasoning to evaluate physical and natural phenomena. (1-8)
- Identify the unifying themes of the scientific field of study. (1-8)
- Interpret the numerical and/or graphical presentation of scientific data. (1-8)
- Use the tools and equipment necessary for basic scientific analysis and research. (1-8)
- Record the results of investigation through writing. (1-8)
- Convey the intent, method and result of a laboratory experiment in writing.