University of Calgary

PHYS 223 - Intro Electromagnet, Thermal Phys - Summer 2009

Electrical forces and energy. Static electric fields due to point charges. Parallel-plate capacitor. Simple DC circuits. Lorenz force. Static magnetic fields generated by electric currents. Electromagnetic induction. Gas Laws; kinetic theory of gases; temperature, thermal energy, specific heat; energy transfer; laws of thermodynamics; PVT diagrams.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3T-3)


  • Credit for both Physics 223[PHYS223] and 213[PHYS213] will not be allowed. For students intending to major in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, or Geophysics


  • Physics 211[PHYS211] or 221[PHYS221] or 227[PHY227]


This course will be offered next in Winter 2010.
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