2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (without addenda) 
    
    Feb 05, 2023  
2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (without addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PH-UY 2033 Waves, Optics and Thermodynamics

3 Credits
This is the third course of a three-semester lecture sequence in general physics for science and engineering students. Water, sound and electromagnetic waves. Reflection, scattering and absorption. Standing waves and spectra. Superposition, diffraction and beats. Geometrical optics. Introduction to thermodynamics; temperature, heat, and entropy. (This class meets four hours per week for lectures and recitation.)

Prerequisite(s): PH-UY 2121  and PH-UY 2023 . Corequisite(s): PH-UY 2131  and  .

Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 1