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General Physics 2 PHYS 2301

Physics Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Topics covered include heat, wave phenomena, electrostatics, electric circuits, magnetism and electromagnetic induction. This course is equivalent to general level second term Physics courses at BCIT.


PHYS 1143 or PHYS 1147 or PHYS 1151 or PHYS 1164 or PHYS 1181 or PHYS 1288 or PHYS 1301





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of PHYS 2301 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 68127


Mon Jul 18 - Thu Aug 25 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 68127
  • $865.73
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 18 - Aug 23 Mon, Tue 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1710
Jul 20 - Aug 24 Wed, Thu, Fri 09:00 - 12:00 Online
Aug 25 Thu 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1710

Michael Harder

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. ** IMPORTANT INFORMATION - READ CAREFULLY AND READ IN FULL BEFORE REGISTERING ** The course fee is DUE UPON REGISTRATION and MUST BE PAID AT THAT TIME. Failure to pay upon registration will result in the student being dropped from the course without prior notice. This course will be delivered in a Hybrid format. All Monday **** and Tuesday AND the Thursday August 25th class will be held in person at the Burnaby campus; all Wednesday and Thursday (except Thursday August 25th) and Friday classes will be held online via Learning Hub ( Students do not need to be physically on campus for the online classes; a computer with access to the internet is required. A detailed term schedule will be discussed during the first class. It is important that students sign in to their myBCIT account and the Learning Hub PRIOR to the course start date to review any messages the course instructor may have posted. Any student who withdraws from the course AFTER it has begun will not be allowed to re-register and re-join the learning activities this pts 202220 term. **** There is no class on Stat Holiday Monday August 1st.

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Apply the concepts of calorimetry to compute temperature changes, heat loss/gain in conduction and radiation processes, thermal expansion and thermal stress in technological contexts.
  • Demonstrate how vibrations and wave concepts apply, predict modes of vibration in simple systems, and explain the use of sound waves in non-destructive testing.
  • Verify Ohm's Law for DC current and voltage and compute resistivity.
  • Analyze electric and magnetic forces and simple electric circuits.

Effective as of Fall 2003


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