Course development and history
Last planned examination: Spring 2020
Decision to discontinue this course: No information inserted
Electrostatics: Electric force, field and potential, Gauss’s theorem, electric field and potential in metals and dielectrics, principles of the capacitor, electrostatic energy.
Magnetism: Sources of the field, force and torque, magnetic materials and magnetic energy, technical applications, induction and inductance.
Waves: Mechanical waves and acoustics. Generation of electromagnetic waves, polarisation, interference and diffraction, coherence. Lasers. Basic geometrical optics.
After the course, the student will be able to:
“Physical” in the text above, means that part of physics that is included in the main content (se below).
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Recommended previous knowledge:Basic courses in mechanics and mathematics
Young and Freedman: University Physics, Pearson (the edition used will be announced on the course home page at least four weeks prior to the start of the course).
Instructions to lab experiments.
A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability. The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Written exam (TEN1; 4.5 credits, grading scale A-F)
Hand-in assignments (INL1; 1 credit, grading scale P/F)
Passed lab experiments (LAB1; 2 credits, grading scale P/F).
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.
SCI/Applied undergraduate Physics
Lars-Gunnar Andersson, (firstname.lastname@example.org)