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PHY 122 University Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: PHY 1131
AGEC: Physical and Biological Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Second course in the three-semester, calculus-based University Physics sequence covering electric charge and current, electric and magnetic fields in vacuum and materials, elementary AC & DC circuit analysis with resistive, capacitive and inductive elements, displacement current, electromagnetic waves and Maxwell's equations.

Prerequisites: PHY121

Corequisites: MAT 231 must be taken as a prerequisite or corequisite.

Recommendations: 1. Students should possess proficiency with basic derivatives and integrals, factoring equations, trigonometric functions, and the ability to use geometry in real world scenarios.
2. Students should retain all skills developed in PHY121, most notably the ability to use graphical and analytic vectors, as well as all mathematical skills developed thus far.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Demonstrate knowledge of principles, methods and applications of physics in the areas of electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic waves and circuit analysis.
2. (Analysis Level) Use the concepts and methods of calculus to analyze physical systems involving electric and magnetic fields in terms of the integral and differential forms of Maxwells Equations.
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain the laws of Coulomb, Gauss, Ampere, Faraday, Lenz, Lorentz, Biot-Savart and their associated inter-relations.
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain the coordination of Gauss, Faradays and Amperes Laws under the heading of Maxwells Equations.
5. (Application Level) Use integral calculus to describe various charged shapes, solids and shells.
6. (Application Level) Use Coulomb's Law to calculate electrostatic forces.
7. (Application Level) Use Faraday's Law and Lenz's Law to determine the size and direction of induced currents.
8. (Application Level) Use Ampere's Law to quantify and describe the magnetic field of toroids, solenoids and wires.
9. (Application Level) Use Gauss's Law to calculate the electric field of symmetric charge distributions and to explain the properties of insulators and conductors in static equilibrium.
10. (Application Level) Use the Biot-Savart Laws to determine the magnetic field properties of single moving charges and currents.
11. (Analysis Level) Use Kirchhoffs Loop and Node Rules to analyze elementary DC and AC circuits with resistive, capacitive and inductive elements.
12. (Application Level) Use a computational model in a graphics simulation environment (Visual Python) for characterizing one or more electromagnetic phenomena as it pertains to a particular physical experiment that has been completed in lab.
13. (Application Level) Use the methods of observation and scientific inquiry to demonstrate knowledge of concepts and principles by implementing and interpreting the outcome of laboratory experiments.
14. (Application Level) Demonstrate proficiency with laboratory equipment and procedures.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None