course   descriptioN

 

PHYS 203       (3-0-3)             General Physics III

                                                                                 

Mechanical oscillations: Simple harmonic oscillator, forced oscillations and resonance.

Waves: Traveling waves, interference, standing waves and resonance, sound waves.

Electromagnetic oscillations, alternating currents. Electromagnetic waves: Maxwell's equations,

radiation pressure, polarization, interference and diffraction.

 

Prerequisites:  PHYS 102

Text: Halliday & Resnick, Fundamentals of Physics.