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PHYS 1 LEC 0.00  Course ID: 010216 
PreUniversity Physics  
This course covers the topics in Ontario Secondary Schools essential for first year university physics. Topics include: motion in one and two dimensions using vectors as appropriate, Newton's laws of motion applied using free body diagrams, energy, geometric optics, simple waves in one and two dimensions, electrical and magnetic effects. Successful completion of this course fulfills the University admission requirements where high school Physics is necessary. No University Credit. Offered by Distance Education only.  
Only offered Online 
PHYS 111L LAB 0.25  Course ID: 007389 
Physics 1 Laboratory  
For students who have taken or are taking PHYS 111.  
[Note: Lab alternate weeks. Offered: F]  
Antireq: PHYS 121L or 131L 
PHYS 112L LAB 0.25  Course ID: 007391 
Physics 2 Laboratory  
For students who have taken or are taking PHYS 112.  
[Note: Lab alternate weeks. Offered: W,S]  
Antireq: PHYS 122L or 132L 
PHYS 121 LEC,TST,TUT 0.50  Course ID: 007393 
Mechanics  
An introductory course in physics for students intending to concentrate their future studies in the physical sciences, optometry or mathematics; includes particle kinematics and dynamics, forces in nature, work and energy, conservation of energy and linear momentum, rotational kinematics and dynamics, and conservation of angular momentum.  
[Note: Successful completion of 4 U Calculus and Vectors , 4U Advanced Functions and 4U Physics is required. Science students must also take PHYS 121L (or PHYS 131L if they intend to follow any Physics or Mathematical Physics Plan.) Students in Honours Life Physics, Biophysics Specialization, are encouraged to take PHYS 111L.]  
Coreq: One of MATH 104, 127, 137, 147.  
Antireq: PHYS 111, 115, ECE 105  
Also offered Online 
PHYS 122 LEC,TST,TUT 0.50  Course ID: 013651 
Waves, Electricity and Magnetism  
A continuation of PHYS 121; includes simple harmonic motion, wave motion and sound, electrostatic force and potential, electric current and power, capacitors, DC circuits, magnetic field and induction.  
[Note: Science students must also take PHYS 122L (or PHYS 132L if they intend to follow any Physics or Mathematical Physics Plan). Offered: W,S]  
Prereq: PHYS 111 (minimum grade 70%) or PHYS 115 or 121 or ECE 105.  
Coreq: One of MATH 127, 137, 147.  
Antireq: PHYS 112, 125  
Also offered Online 
PHYS 175L LAB 0.25  Course ID: 013960 
Introduction to the Universe Laboratory  
For students who are taking PHYS 175. [Offered: W]  
PHYS 222 LEC 0.50  Course ID: 007399 
Electricity and Magnetism 1  
Coulomb's law, electric field, Gauss' law, potential, capacitance, properties of dielectrics, current, resistance, electromotive force, D.C. circuits and instruments. [Offered: F]  
Prereq: One of PHYS 111, 121 and One of PHYS 112, 122; One of MATH 107, 127, 137, 147 and One of MATH 108, 128, 138, 148.  
Antireq: PHYS 252.  
Also offered Online 
PHYS 223 LEC 0.50  Course ID: 007401 
Electricity and Magnetism 2  
Magnetic fields, induced electromotive forces, magnetic properties of matter, alternating currents, electromagnetic waves. [Offered: W]  
Prereq: PHYS 222.  
Antireq: PHYS 241, 253  
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PHYS 226 LEC,TUT 0.50  Course ID: 007405 
Geometrical Optics  
Fermat's principle, reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces, thin and thick lenses, optical instruments such as magnifiers, microscopes, telescopes, spectrometers, normal magnification. [Offered: F]  
Prereq: One of PHYS 111, 121 and One of PHYS 112, 122; One of MATH 107, 127, 137, 147 and One of MATH 108, 128, 138, 148.  
Antireq: PHYS 256/ECE 404  
Also offered Online 
PHYS 246 LEC,TUT 0.50  Course ID: 007411 
Physical Optics  
Nature of light, wave motion, superposition of waves, interference of light, Fraunhofer diffraction and resolution limit of optical instruments; the diffraction grating and the analysis of light. Fresnel diffraction. Polarized light. Coherence of light, lasers, holography. Fibre Optics. [Offered: W]  
Prereq: One of PHYS 111, 121 and One of PHYS 112, 122; One of MATH 107, 127, 137, 147 and One of MATH 108, 128, 138, 148. Not open to students in Honours Physics or Honours Chemical Physics.  
Antireq: PHYS 256/ECE 404  
Also offered Online 
PHYS 256L LAB 0.25  Course ID: 007423 
Optics Laboratory  
For students who have taken or are taking PHYS 256.  
[Note: Lab alternate weeks. Offered: F]  
Antireq: PHYS 260B 
PHYS 352 LEC 0.50  Course ID: 007438 
Analogue Electronics  
p and n materials, pn diodes, junction and FET transistors. Transistor amplifiers and their equivalent circuits. Operational amplifiers. Oscillators and power supplies. Computer simulation of devices and circuits. [Offered: W even years,S odd years]  
Prereq: One of PHYS 222, 241, 252.  
Coreq: PHYS 352L  
Also offered Online 
PHYS 352L LAB 0.25  Course ID: 007439 
Analogue Electronics Laboratory  
For students who have taken or are taking PHYS 352.  
[Note: Lab alternate weeks. Offered: W even years, S odd years]  
Coreq: PHYS 352 
PHYS 353L LAB 0.25  Course ID: 007441 
Digital Electronics Laboratory  
For students who have taken or are taking PHYS 353,  
[Note: Lab alternate weeks. Offered: S even years, F odd years]  
PHYS 360B LAB 0.25  Course ID: 007447 
Modern Physics Laboratory 2  
Continuation of 360A.  
[Note: 18 hours of experiments. Offered: F,W,S]  
PHYS 380 LEC 0.50  Course ID: 007458 
Molecular and Cellular Biophysics  
Cell structure and molecular composition; intermolecular interactions and hydration; protein structure and function; cytoskeletal filaments; DNA structure, packing and chromosomes; rate equations and biological dynamics (e.g., cytoskeletal polymerization); selfassembly; cell membranes; action potentials and biological electricity; molecular motors; cell motility. [Recommended PHYS 280/BIOL 280. Offered: F, S]  
Prereq: PHYS 112 or 122; CHEM 123  
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PHYS 460B LAB 0.25  Course ID: 010365 
Advanced Laboratory 2  
A continuation of PHYS 460A.  
[Note: 18 hours of experiments. Offered: W]  
Prereq: PHYS 460A 