Tompkins Cortland Community College

PHSC212 - Physics II (Electricity & Magnetism)

This second semester of a three-semester calculus-based physics course. Topics include electrostatic fields, electric potential, resistance, capacitance, inductance, current, dc electrical circuits, magnetic fields and forces, electromagnetic induction, ac circuits, and Maxwell's equations. A calculator capable of solving systems of linear equations is required. PHSC 212 fulfills the SUNY General Education Natural Sciences requirement. Prerequisites: PHSC 211; RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 and MATH 203. 4 Cr. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.). Fall semester.