General Physics II (PHY-102)
This physics course is the second part of a general education, algebra-based, multi-semester sequence. The course covers the basic concepts of temperature and heat, thermal expansion, heat transfer, ideal gas laws, the elastic properties of solids and liquids, thermodynamics, wave motion, stationary waves, sound waves, acoustics, light and illumination, reflection, refraction, thin lenses, optical instruments, physical optics, electrostatics, capacitance, electric circuits, power, magnetism, induced E.M.F., inductance, and simple AC circuits. Prerequisite: PHY 101. Corequisite: PHYL 102. 3 lecture hours; 3 credit hours.