PHYS 106 General Physics II

Course Description:
Electric charge; electric field; Gauss' law, electric potential; capacitance; current and resistance; circuits; magnetic fields; Ampere's law; Faraday's law of induction; electromagnetic oscillations; alternating currents.


Textbook(s) and/or Other Required Material:
D. Halliday, R. Resnick, J. Walker, "Fundamentals of Physics Extended", 5th edition, John Wiley and Sons Inc.

The following books are the excellent sources of reference:
R. A. Serway, "Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern physics, updated version", 4th edition, Saunders Sunburst Series.

Course Objectives:
The goal of this course is to provide a calculus based physics course to help students develop conceptual understanding of physical principles, the ability to reason and gain skills for problem solving.

Topics Covered:
1. Electric Charge - 1 week
2. Electric Field - 2 weeks
3. Gauss's Law - 2 weeks
4. Electric Potential - 1.5 weeks
5. Capacitance - 1.5 weeks
6. Current and Resistance - 1.5 weeks
7. Circuits - 1.5 weeks
8. Magnetic Fields - 1.5 weeks
9. Magnetic Fields due to Currents - 1.5 weeks
10.Induction and Inductance - 1.5 weeks
11.Electromagnetic Oscillations and AC current - 2 weeks

Class/Laboratory Schedule:
The course has three lecture hours with laboratory sessions. The duration of each lecture hour is 50 minutes.

Homework, Quizzes, Projects:

Computer Usage: None.
Laboratory Work: Total 5 experiments per semester. (1 experiment session (3 class hours) / two weeks)

Contribution of Course to Meeting the Professional Component:
Mathematics and Basic Sciences: 4 credits
Engineering Design: None
Engineering Sciences: None
Humanities and Social Sciences: None

Relationship of Course to Program Objectives:
The course intends to satisfy the first objective of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering.

Prepared By:
Mustafa Özbakan