Syllabus for Physics 181 - Engineering Physics II   TuTh 4:00-5:15 PM, BPB 106

Instructor Dr. Zygelman BPB 217,  Phone 51321

Office Hours  TuTh  BPB 227, 3-4 PM

Text: Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach
          Randall D. Knight

4 th Edition, Volume 2,  Pearson.

Clicker policy: We will be using clickers, (Iclickers)  ( they are available for purchase or rental at the bookstore. Put off purchase clickers/apps until given OK by instructor.

Course Policy on Grading: Final Exam - cumulative 2 hour exam determines 30 % of final grade. In-class quizzes (about 6 altogether)  determine 50% of your grade, and one in-class mid-term exam determines 20% of your grade. The lowest quiz grade will be dropped.   Exams are closed book,  calculators are not allowed for the mid-term and final exam.  There will be  no make-up exams.   Students are responsible for homework  assignments  and exam dates which will be posted at
Co-requisite Phy181L, pre-requisite integral calculus.

Attendance policy: Attendance will not be enforced. Class participation (measured by clicker activity) will be used in assessing grading for borderline cases. Leaving during class recitation is disruptive and will not,  except for emergencies, be tolerated.

Course Outline/Rubric
Week Topic   Text Chapter
1 Coulomb's law 22
2 The electric field 23 
3 Gauss's Law 24
4 Electric potential 25
5 Potential and Field 26 
6 Current & Resistance 27
7 Circuits 28 
8 The magnetic field 29
9 The magnetic field/Induction 29/30
10 Electromagnetic Induction 30      
11 Electromagnetic Fields 31     
12 Electromagantic Fields 31
13 AC circuits 32      
14 AC circuits 32


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