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Physics I, Second Semester

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Course Overview

The second part of this two-semester first-year physics course continues exploring the basic concepts of physics and the mathematical tools required to work with them. Topics include optics and light, electricity, magnetism, electromagnetism, quantum theory, and nuclear physics.

The course is designed for third year of high school or higher.

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One semester of high school physics, plus one year of high school algebra. One year of high school geometry is preferred and recommended. Some basic elements of trigonometry are introduced and used.

Required Materials

The following are required for this course:

Hewitt, Paul G. Conceptual Physics. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006. ISBN13 978-0-13-166301-5

Robinson, Paul. Conceptual Physics Laboratory Manual. Prentice Hall, 2002. ISBN13 978-0-13-054257-1

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