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PHYS 1C - Electricity and Magnetism

4 units
3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: PHYS 1A  with a minimum grade of C and MATH 220   with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment in MATH 220  
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course details the mathematical and physical description of Coulomb’s Law, electric field and potential, Gauss’s Law, DC circuit analysis with Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Law, AC circuit analysis with phase diagrams, elementary electronics, capacitance, magnetic fields and their effect on moving charges and currents, magnetic fields produced by various current configurations, induced emf, mutual and self-inductance, basic theory of dielectrics, magnetic properties of materials and Maxwell’s Equations in integral and differential form.

Note: The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing PHYS 1A , PHYS 1B , PHYS 1C, PHYS 1D  and PHYS 2A , PHYS 2B  and/or PHYS 3A , PHYS 3B  is one series.

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