PHYS232C: Physics II (Calculus-Based)

Credits 4 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 3 Lecture Hours 3
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The second course studying classical physics. Topics include fluids, elasticity, thermodynamics, electricity, and magnetism. A graphing calculator will be required.


Students are required to pass prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher. Exceptions apply; please consult your department chair.
  • State, interpret, and apply the definitions of physical quantities related to fluids, thermodynamics, and electricity and magnetism.
  • Set up and solve problems, including word problems, in fluids, thermodynamics, and electricity and magnetism analytically using algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.
  • Solve problems in fluids, thermodynamics, and electricity and magnetism using numerical and graphical methods.
  • Set up laboratory equipment safely and efficiently, plan and carry out experimental procedures, identify and reduce sources of error, analyze and interpret data, propagate error, and summarize findings in a formal laboratory report.