Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

10-806-164 060483 General Physics 2

Outline of Instruction

Course Information

Description | 10-806-164 GENERAL PHYSICS 2 ...applications/theory of basic physics principles: problem-solving, laboratory investigation, and applications including unit conversion and analysis, mechanical waves, harmonic motion, wave and ray optics, electricity, and magnetism. (Prereq: A placemt value of 3400; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 80, Arith greater/equal to 65 AND Elem Alg greater/equal to 61; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 17 AND Math score greater/equal to 21; OR prep courses-contact an academic advisor at 920-498-5444) |
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Total Credits | 4 |

Prior Learning Assessments

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Course Competencies

- Solve problems involving unit conversions, unit analysis, and basic mathematical applications.
- Describe waves in two dimensions, including the concepts of wavefronts and rays.
- Apply the concepts of superposition and oscillation to waves.
- Explain the nature of electromagnetic waves and light souirces in multiple applications.
- Utilize the ray model of light in order to explore optical applications.
- Solve problems based on the principle of conservation of electrical charge.
- Apply the concepts of electrical potential to the conservation of energy.
- Apply Ohm's Law to the concepts of current and resistance.
- Solve problems involving electrical circuits.
- Explore the concepts of magnetism and its relationship to electrical currents.
- Apply Faraday's Law and Lenz's Law to electromagnetic induction.
- Apply the basic principles of AC electricity to electricity transmission and distribution.

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