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Colgate University    
2017-2018 University Catalogue 
  
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalogue

PHYS 233 - Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism


The classical theory of electricity and magnetism is assembled from observations of nature and physical inference, using differential and integral calculus. Emphasis is on the fundamental roles played by the electric and magnetic fields, their geometrical properties, and their dynamics. Principles of elementary circuits are also included.

Credits: 1.00
When Offered: Fall semester only

Corequisite: PHYS 233L  
Prerequisites: PHYS 201  and PHYS 232  and MATH 163   both with a grade of C- or higher.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Restrictions: Students are not eligible to take this course after completing PHYS 431 .
Recommended: This course is required for students planning to major in the physical sciences and pre-engineering. Students planning to take physics courses beyond PHYS 233 should co-register in PHYS 205 .
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None


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