Physics 120

Electricity and Magnetism

Physics 120
4 hrs Lecture and 2 hrs Lab
Physics 110 or 130
Mathematics 114 or 115

This is an introductory course in electricity and magnetism, including Coulomb’s Law, the electrical structure of matter, Gauss’s Law, electrical potential, capacitance and properties of dielectrics, complex DC circuits, magnetic force and magnetic fields in free space, Ampere’s Law, AC circuits, and Maxwell’s Equations.