PHY 152 - Wave Motion, Heat and Light4 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.
Specific topics include Simple Harmonic Motion, traveling waves, standing waves, acoustics, thermometry, heat units, heat transfer, the Ideal Gas Law, the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, the heat engine, the refrigerator, the Carnot cycle, reflection, refraction, the optics of prisms and lenses and various interference effects.
Usually offered Spring semester
Pre-Requisites: Four credits of mechanics or other introductory physics course or permission of the instructor
Co-Requisites: PHY 152L
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Natural Sciences (NS)
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