Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
PHY 156 Physics II
3 class hours, 2 laboratory hours; 4 credits
Continuation of PHY 116 for students requiring one year of physics. Extension of the energy concept to atoms and electricity; nuclear energy and radioactivity; electricity as energy and information transfer in animate and inanimate systems; magnetism; mass spectroscopy and its uses; light, with applications to the eye, the camera, microscopes, fiber-optical diagnostic instruments, and spectroscopy. Articulated experiments include optics, optical and mass spectroscopy, electricity, heat, instrumentation. (science) (FSWR) (STEM) NOTE: This course has a material fee.
Prerequisite: PHY 116
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