# Physics 3172 - University Physics II for Physics Majors (Selsby)

### Text

- Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th Edition (Giancoli)

### Grading

- Four exams of 100 points and one Grade (100 pts) based on quizzes, plus class participation and home work. Class grade determined by (total number of points)/450 x 100%.

### Contents

- Static fluids, density, pressure, Pascal's Principle, Archimedes Principle
- Dynamic Fluids, Bernoulli's Equation and applications
- Oscillations, simple harmonic motion and solutions of the 2nd order differential equation, damped harmonic oscillator, driven harmonic oscillator and resonance
- Waves, characteristics of wave motion, energy transport, mathematical representation, the wave equation, the principle of superposition, reflection, transmission, interference, diffraction and standing waves and resonance
**Exam I**

- Electric Charge, electric field, Coulomb's Law, electric charges
- Microscopic considerations, atoms, molecules, dipoles
- Macroscopic considerations, surface charge density, electric field of charged bodies
- Gauss' Law, electric flux
- Electric Potential, electric potential energy, electric potential and relation to electric field, equipotential surfaces, electrostatic potential energy, cathode ray tube and charge deflection
- Capacitors and Dielectrics
**Exam II**

- Batteries and Current, Ohm's Law, simple circuits, power
- DC Circuits, Kirchhoff's circuit laws, the RC circuit
- Magnetism, magnets and magnetic field, magnetic force of moving charge and on current carrying wire
- Ampere's Law, solenoid, toroid
- Bio-Savat Law, discovery of the electron, Hall Effect, mass spectrometer
- Electromagnetic Induction, Faraday's Law, generators, transformers, and electric power
**Exam III**

- Inductance, electromagnetic oscillations (LC circuit oscillations), resonance in AC circuits
- Maxwell's equations, Maxwell's correction to Ampere's Law, the speed of light and the electromagnetic spectrum
- Energy in an electromagnetic wave, a simple picture of radio wave system
- Reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction and polarization of EM waves
**Exam IV**

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