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    Feb 21, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition 
2022-2023 Catalog: September 2022 Edition [ARCHIVED]

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4 Units - 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Prerequisite: PHYS 4A  and MATH 3B  or MATH 3BH  

Recommended Preparation: Concurrent enrollment in MATH 4A ​ or MATH 24  or MATH 24H  strongly recommended.

This is a calculus-based introduction to thermodynamics, light, and modern physics. Included are the kinetic theory of gases, laws of thermodynamics, thermal processes, properties of light, optical images, interference and diffraction, electromagnetic waves, relativity, and atomic and nuclear concepts. C-ID: PHYS 215. NR

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