College Bulletin 2022-2023 
    
    May 18, 2024  
College Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 008. Electricity, Magnetism, and Waves


A sophisticated introductory treatment of wave and electric and magnetic phenomena, such as oscillatory motion, forced vibrations, coupled oscillators, Fourier analysis of progressive waves, boundary effects and interference, the electrostatic field and potential, electrical work and energy, D.C. and A.C. circuits, the relativistic basis of magnetism, Maxwell’s equations, and geometrical optics. 
Prerequisite: PHYS 007  (or permission of instructor); MATH 033  or MATH 034  (can be taken concurrently).
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
Includes one laboratory weekly.
1 credit.
Spring 2023. Rivera.
Spring 2024. Brown.
Spring 2025. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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