2011-2013 Catalog (without addenda) 
    
    Aug 14, 2020  
2011-2013 Catalog (without addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PH 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 2021  and PH 2023 . Corequisite(s): PH 2031  and  .

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



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