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Applied Physics Lab II
APP PHY LAB II
CLASS CODE: PH 106L CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: PHYSICS
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Physical Science requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A three-hour per week physics lab course.
Must be taken concurrently with PH 106.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: A three-hour per week physics lab course.
Must be taken concurrently with PH 106.Coulombs Law & charge,Electric Field & Potentials,Resistors & Resistivity, DC Circuits, Series & Parallel,Home Wiring,Magnetism,Faraday's Law,Induction,Building a simple radio, Index of refraction,Lenses Telescopes,angular magnification,Atomic Spectra,Radioactivity
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1.Know the terminology and vocabulary used to describe the following topics of Electricity and Magnetism: Fields, Potential, Force, Energy, Circuits. Wave Optics: Light is an E&M wave, Diffraction, Refraction, Interference. Geometric Optics: Snell's Law, Lenses, Images. Atomic Physics: Bohr model, Quantum model, Atomic Spectra. Nuclear Physics: Half life, Decay processes and products, uses of radiation and energy.
2.Converse intellectually with others on these scientific topics and understand relevant articles from newspapers and magazines.
3.Describe the methodology of science and the relationship between observation and theory. Participate in the methodology by performing laboratory exercises.
4.Examine how physics, its methods, axioms and philosophy have changed over the years.
5.Find applications of concepts from physics in other disciplines such as biology, architecture, construction, and manufacturing.
6.Analyze real and imaginary physical problems and develop correct solutions to these problems through application of natural laws.
7.Express knowledge and ideas through written language.
8.Communicate and work effectively together with others with a wide range of intellectual backgrounds.
9.Read and understand books and other literature that relates to basic Electricity and Magnesium, Optics, Atomic and Nuclear physics.
10.Glean greater understanding of physics from discussions.
11.Recognize the broad nature of the field of physics. Seeing its application in biology, engineering, medicine, and many other fields that may be experienced.
12.See the importance of other fields in the study of physics.

REQUIREMENTS: Student tutorial labs, group work in labs, discussions, classroom demonstrations, laboratory activities, laboratory reports, participation in laboratory activities.
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent registration in PH 106
OTHER: Due to the high demand for this laboratory, attendance at the first class period is required to secure your place unless prior arrangements are made with the instructor.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003