**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.

**Prerequisite(s):**

None

**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: **

None

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

11-26-1999