Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism) OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Bachelor Level Physics Class on Electricity and Magnetism

Published Jan 31, 2009

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'Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism' is an undergraduate-level OpenCourseWare from MIT. Throughout the duration of the course, students the mathematical equations, scientific laws and predictable nature of electric and magnetic fields and waves. This course is intended for any student studying Physics or related fields.

Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism: Course Specifics

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Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism: Course Description

'Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism' is taught by several instructors, Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Dr. Brian Wecht and Professors Bruce Knuteson, Gunther Roland, Bolek Wyslouch, Eric Katsavounidis, Robert Simcoe and Joseph Formaggio. Topics covered in this undergraduate-level course include gravity, line and surface integrals electric potential, Gauss's law, conductors and capacitors, creating magnetic fields, Ampere's Law, Faraday's law, Maxwell's equations, among other concepts. The following textbooks are not required for the course but are helpful, Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Raymond A. Serway and John W. Jewett, Physics by Robert Resnick, David Halliday, and Kenneth S. Krane, Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Extended Version by Paul A. Tipler and Gene Mosca, and Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics by Hugh D. Young and Roger A. Freedman.

The 'Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism' course provides lecture slides, experiment overviews, visualizations and other study materials for free online. Students interested in taking the class should visit the physics, electricity and magnetism course page.

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