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PHY 205: Elementary Physics III

Course Information

Semester: Spring/Fall every year
Credits: 3+1 (PHY205/PHY275)
Prerequisites: Credits for having passed PHY203 and PHY273. Concurrent enrollment in PHY275 (lab) and PHY275R (recitation). Successful completion of/or concurrent enrollment in MTH142. If you have previously taken and passed PHY275 (lab), you need not repeat the lab, but you must register for, and attend, a section of PHY275R.

Course Description

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to topics of thermodynamics
  • Kinetic theory
  • Wave motion
  • Acoustics
  • Optics

Course Syllabus for: Fall 2016 




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