Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018
Western Main Campus

Physics 2110A/B


A unified treatment of oscillatory and wave motion, with examples from mechanics, electromagnetism, optics and materials science. Topics include simple harmonic motion, forced oscillations and resonance, coupled oscillations, transverse waves on strings and in crystals, longitudinal waves in gases and solids, electromagnetic waves, Fourier methods, nonlinear oscillations and chaos.

Prerequisite(s): Physics 1301A/B or Physics 1401A/B or Physics 1501A/B with a minimum mark of 60% or Physics 1028A/B with a minimum mark of 80%; Physics 1302A/B or Physics 1402A/B or Physics 1502A/B with a minimum mark of 60% or Physics 1029A/B with a minimum mark of 80%, or a minimum mark of 60% in the former Physics 1020 or Physics 1024 or Physics 1026; a minimum mark of 60% in each of (Calculus 1000A/B or the former Calculus 1100A/B or Calculus 1500A/B) and (Calculus 1301A/B or Calculus 1501A/B), or in Applied Mathematics 1413. Pre-or Corequisite(s): Mathematics 1600A/B, or the former Linear Algebra 1600A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory/tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: PHYSICS

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