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PHYS 1314 - Honors General Physics II
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Spring 2016/17
Instructor(s)
 :
YANG Zhi Yu
No. of credits
 :
3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) / tutorial hour(s) per week: 3 / 1
 
Content
This course is a more in-depth version of PHYS 1114. It is intended to provide a solid foundation to students who wish to take more advanced physics courses in the future.
 
  • Coulomb’s law
  • electric field and potential
  • Gauss’ law
  • capacitance
  • circuits
  • magnetic force and field
  • Ampere’s law
  • electromagnetic induction
  • AC circuit
  • Maxwell’s equations
  • electromagnetic waves
  • geometric optics
  • interference and diffraction
 
Remarks
  • For students under the 4-year degree
  • Exclusion(s): PHYS 1114, PHYS 1154 (prior to 2014-15)
  • Prerequisite(s): (Grade A- or above in PHYS 1111 OR PHYS 1112 OR Grade B- or above in PHYS 1312) AND (Level 5 or above in HKDSE Mathematics Extended Module M1/M2 OR MATH 1013 OR MATH 1020 OR MATH 1023)
  • Students without the prerequisite may seek instructor’s approval for enrolling in the course
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS