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PHYSICS II

Course Code: 
PHYS 102
Semester: 
Fall
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Laboratuvar Saati: 
2
Credits: 
4
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to teach basic concepts of electricity and magnetism and in particular, to have students learn for themselves how physics as a discipline can be used to obtain a deep understanding of how the world works.
Course Content: 

Electric Charge, Electric Fields, Gauss’ Law, Electric Potential, Capacitance, Current and Resistance, Circuits, Magnetic Fields, Magnetic Field Due to Currents, Induction and Inductance, Magnetism of Matter, Maxwell’s Equations, Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current, LC oscillator, RLC Phase diagrams.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 5: Problem Solving, 14: Laboratory ; 15:Homework
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Final, I:Laboratory

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

1) Expresses the basic (theoretical and experimental) concepts of electricity and magnetism.

1,2,5,14,15

A,B,I

2) Identifies, formulates and solves physical problems regarding the electricity and magnetism.

1,2,5,14,15

A,B,I

3) Relates the physics of electricty and magnetism and other branches of physics,and learns how physics as a discipline can be used to obtain a deep understanding of how the world works.

1,2,5,14,15

A,B,I

4) Gets prepared for the advanced physics lectures regarding electricity and magnetism and learns a range of methods for applying these understandings and problems

toward solving a broad range of physical problems .

1,2,5,14,15

A,B,I

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

ELECTRIC CHARGE, ELECTRIC FIELDS

electric charge

2

GAUSS’S LAW

Electric field

3

ELECTRIC POTENTIAL

Potantial

4

CAPACITANCE

Capacitors

5

CURRENT AND RESISTANCE

Midterm Exam

 

6

CURRENT AND RESISTANCE

Current, circuit elements

7

CIRCUITS

Electric circuits

8

MAGNETIC FIELDS

Magnetic field

9

MAGNETIC FIELD DUE TO CURRENTS

Sources of magnetic fields

10

Midterm Exam

 

11

INDUCTION AND INDUCTANCE

Faraday’s Law of Induction

12

MAGNETISM OF MATTER

Magnetism

13

MAXWELL’S EQUATIONS

Maxwell

14

ELECTROMAGNETIC OSCILLATIONS, LC OSCILLATOR, RLC

Electromagnetic oscillations in the electric circuits

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

 “PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS” GIANCOLI, 4TH EDITION, PRENTICE HALL
 

Additional Resources

FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS” HALLIDAY RESNICK ,  “PHYSICS”, SERWAY.

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

“FIRST YEAR PHYSICS LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS” YEDİTEPE UNIVERSITY-DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS (2002-2013)

Assignments

 

Exams

 
 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

2

71

Laboratory

12

29

Assignment

10

0

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

30

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

70

Total

 

100

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

gains the ability to apply the knowledge in physics and mathematics

       

X

2

gains the ability to construct an experimental setup, perform

the experiment, analyze and interpret the results

       

X

3

is supposed to have the education required for the measurements in scientific and technological areas 

   

X

   

4

is able to work in an interdisciplinary team

     

X

 

5

is able to identify, formulate and solve physics problems

       

X

6

is conscious for the professional and ethical responsibility

X

       

7

is able to communicate actively and effectively

   

X

   

8

is supposed to have the required education for the industrial applications and the social contributions of physics

X

       

9

is conscious about the necessity of lifelong education and can implement it

   

X

   

10

is supposed to be aware of the current investigations and developments in the field

   

X

   

11

can make use of the techniques and the modern equipment required for physical applications

   

X

   
 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 14x Total course hours)

14

3

42

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

14

5

70

Mid-terms

2

2

4

Lab

13

2

26

Final examination

1

3

3

Total Work Load

     

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

145

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5.8

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6