A traditional, non-calculus-based, second semester physics course in three modules. You will study electric forces and electric fields, electrical energy and capacitance, current and resistance, direct-current circuits, magnetism, induced voltage and inductance, and alternating current circuits and electromagnetic waves; reflection and refraction of light, mirrors and lenses, wave optics, and optical instruments; and relativity, quantum physics, atomic physics, nuclear physics, and nuclear energy and elementary particles.
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