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Physics (PHYS)

Department of Physics
Faculty of Science

PHYS 2305 [0.5 credit]

Electricity and Magnetism

Electrostatics, field intensities in various charge configurations, Gauss' law, electrostatic energy. Dielectric materials, dipoles, molecular polarizability. Steady currents, properties of electrical conductors. Magnetic effects of currents and motion of charges in electric and magnetic fields. Time varying currents, electromagnetic induction. Magnetic materials and magnetic measurements.
Prerequisites: PHYS 1001, PHYS 1002, or PHYS 1003 and PHYS 1004, alternatively PHYS 1007 and PHYS 1008 with an overall grade of B- or better.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours a week.

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