University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Vp 240: Physics II


Course description: This course covers electricity and magnetism: charge, Coulomb’s law, electric fields, Gauss’ law, electric potential, capacitors and dielectrics, current and resistance, EMF and circuits, magnetic fields, Biot-Savart law, Amperes law, Faraday’s Law of Induction, and simple AC circuits.
Credit hours: 4 credits(No credits are counted towards graduation for those who have completed Vp260)
Pre-requisites: Vp 140 or Vp 160
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