20114 Fundamentals of Physics II 1

Credits: 3 intermediate credits in Physics

Prerequisites: none 2

Required: Fundamentals of Physics I

Author: Yoram Kirsh

This course is a continuation of Fundamentals of Physics I (20113).

Topics: Magnetism and alternating current; Waves; Light and optics; Atoms and molecules; Modern physics quantum mechanics and structure of the atom; Nuclear physics and elementary particles; The theory of relativity.


1There is some overlap in the content of this and other courses. For details, see Overlapping Courses.

This is a required course in many study programs. Students who wish to switch from this course to Fundamentals of Physics for Biology Students II (20124) may do so (for a fee) until the end of the tenth week of the semester.

2Students who took 5-point high-school Physics and Mathematics and passed with high grades (within the last 5 years), are advised to contact a Physics advisor before enrolling.