Tompkins Cortland Community College

PHSC105 - General Physics II

This is the second half of a two-course sequence. Topics include electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, optics, relativity, quantum physics, atomic, nuclear and elementary particle theories. In the laboratory sessions, error analysis and graphical analysis are emphasized. The course is intended for those with an interest in physics and without a background in calculus. A scientific calculator is required. PHSC 105 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Prerequisites: PHSC 104; MATH 120 or MATH 122, or 3 years of High School Regents Mathematics; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 4 Cr. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.). Spring semester.