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PHYS 1114 - General Physics II
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Spring 2017/18
Instructor(s)
 :
CHEN Tian Wen, CHEUNG Man Fung 
No. of credits
 :
3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) / tutorial hour(s) per week: 3 / 1
 
Content
  • 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
  • This course targets students who have learned the most basic knowledge in physics in high school. Students with more advanced physics background should consider taking PHYS 1314. This course employs a calculus-based approach.
  • Prerequisite: (PHYS 1111, or PHYS 1112, or PHYS 1312) AND (level 3 or above in HKDSE Mathematics Extended Module M1/M2, or MATH 1013, or MATH 1020, or MATH 1023)
  • Exclusion: PHYS 1154 (prior to 2014-15), PHYS 1314
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS