Textbook: Fundamentals of Physics, Volume 2, Halliday & Resnick, Walker, 9th Edition.
Homework will be written by me and posted on Blackboard. You will not need any online homework system, just the textbook.
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PHYS 2426 #14848 Lec 005 CYP 2222 MW 10:30am 11:50am Lab CYP 2236 MW 12:00pm 1:20pm 

Week 
Coverage 
Unit 
Lab 
1 
Introduction 
1 
Safety & Lab Intro & Intro to Charge 
1 
Electric Field 
2 
Spreadsheet Programs 
2 
Holiday 


2 
Electric Field 
2 
1 Coulomb’s Law 
3 
Gauss’ Law 
3 
2 Introduction to Potential 
3 
Electric Potential 
4 
3 Electric Field Lines 
4 
Electric Potential 
4 
Various 
4 
Capacitance 
5 
Various 
5 
Catch up & Review 


5 
Test 1 (14) (September 26) 


6 
Capacitance 
5 
Introduction to Capacitance 
6 
Current and Resistance 
6 
Resistance and Ohm’s Law 
7 
Circuits 
7 
Various 
7 
Circuits 
7 
RC Circuits 
8 
Magnetic Fields 
8 
Introduction to Magnetism 
8 
Magnetic Fields 
8 
Magnetic Force 
9 
Catch up & Review 


9 
Test 2 (58) (October 24) 


10 
Magnetic Fields due to Currents 
9 
Magnetic Field of a Solenoid 
10 
Induction & Inductance 
10 
Faraday’s & Lenz’s Laws 
11 
Induction & Inductance 
10 
Faraday’s Law and Transformers 
11 
Electromagnetic Waves 
11 
Microwave Optics 
12 
Electromagnetic Waves 
11 
Various 
12 
Interference 
12 
Various 
13 
Diffraction 
13 
Physical Optics 
13 
Diffraction 
13 
Reflection 
14 
Catch up & Review 


14 
Test 3 (913) (November 28) 


15 
Geometric Optics 
14 
Refraction 
15 
Geometric Optics 
14 
Lenses 
16 
Catch up & Review 


16 
Final Exam (December 12) 


PHYS 2426 Topics
Unit 
Topics 
1 Intro 

2 Electric Field 

3 Gauss’s Law for Electric Fields 

4 Electric Potential 

5 Capacitance 

6 Current and Resistance 

7 Circuits 

8 Magnetic Fields 

9 Magnetic Field due to Currents 

10 Induction and Inductance 

11 Electromagnetic Waves 

12 Interference 

13 Diffraction 

14 Geometric Optics 
