Jul 21, 2024  
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 242 - University Physics II

Credit Hours: 4
Covers waves, electromagnetism and optics. Includes mechanical waves and sound, electrostatics, Ohm’s law and direct current (DC) circuits, magnetic forces and magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, alternating current (AC) circuits, ray optics, and wave optics.Teaches principles of classical and modern physics on calculus math level. Covers wave phenomena, optics, electricity and magnetism, an introduction to relativity, and nuclear physics. Students should consult the requirements of their individual program and transfer school to determine the correct course and the transferability of course to senior institution. Part II of II.

Lecture Hours: Lecture 3 hours.
Recitation and Laboratory Hours: Laboratory 3 hours.
Semester(s) Offered: Fall Spring
Prerequisites: PHY 241  with a C or better and MTH 264  with a grade of C or better.



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