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Phys 232 - Introduction to Classical Physics II

Course Number: Phys 232

Course Name: Introduction to Classical Physics II

Credits: 4 Cr

Contact information:  Paula Herrera-Siklody ( 

PreReq: Credit in: Phys 221, Phys 231 or Phys 241, Math 166

Associated courses: Phys 232L. An honors version of the course (Phys 232H) is available Fall/Spring.

In the summer, Phys 232 is offered online.

General introduction to the course

Along with Phys 231, this course provides the necessary physics foundation for Engineering and Science majors.

Topics covered:

  • Electric forces and fields
  • Electrical currents
  • DC circuits
  • Magnetic forces and fields
  • LR, LC, LCR circuits
  • AC circuits