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PHYS 2B - General Physics

4 units
3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: PHYS 2A  with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is part of a one-year algebra- and trigonometry-based survey of physics. Topics covered include electric forces and fields, electric energy, electric circuits, magnetism, electromagnetic waves, geometric optics, wave optics, applied optics, relativity, electrons and photons, atomic structure, the nucleus, applied nuclear physics, and particle physics.

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

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