Syllabus Overview for HPHYSIC-452-DL Physics 2

HPHYSIC-452-DL Physics 2 with Lab (4 credits)

Course Materials

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Note: The lab for this course is included; no additional registration is required.


  • Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
  • Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
  • Ideal Gases
  • Sound Waves
  • Standing Waves; Speech and Hearing
  • Electric Fields
  • Electrical Potential
  • Current and Resistance
  • Circuits
  • Alternating Current

General Course Activities

Weekly discussions
Problem sets
Lab reports

Course Expectations

A student is expected to devote 13-18 hours per week to complete readings and course activities.

Technology Requirements

This course uses the learning platform software called Desire2Learn (D2L). D2L integrates text, video, and audio. Before enrolling in the course, please review the D2L system requirements.

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