Principles of Physics II (PHY 152)

This calculus-based course, designed for physical science majors, presents in depth an experimental and analytical study of mechanical oscillators, simple harmonic motion, waves, acoustics, resonance, electrostatics, electric fields, DC and AC circuits, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, electromagnetic waves, including the laws of Coulomb, Faraday, Gauss, Ampere, and Kirchhoff. The course will also cover the nature of light, and geometrical and physical optics, as applied to reflection, refraction, polarization, interference, and diffraction. This course is subject to a course fee.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
MAT 189 - Calculus With a Review of Functions II or MAT 190 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
PHY 151 - Principles of Physics I


The following courses must be taken along side this course
MAT 201 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry II. May be taken prior or during course.
Term Location Sections Available
2024 Fall Semester - 15 Week Sections
Blue Bell