SCP 232 General Physics II Honors

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Eppich, Helmut. Inferno. ©.2000 LaGuardia Community College. Photo by Dina Pizzarello.©2020.

Course content (honors)

Homework and Assignments

Homework modules are being developed on MyOpenMath. MyOpenMath is a free, open source, online course management system for mathematics and other quantitative fields. Functions include randomizing questions, online tests, discussion forum, and automatic grading.

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SCP 232 MyOpenMath Homework Questions PDF

Free E-Textbook 

University Physics,” volume 2 is required. It is free to read online and download (PDF, Kindle). (Book URL:

Samuel J. Ling, William Moebs, and Jeff Sanny (2016). University Physics Volume 2. Houston, Texas : OpenStax. Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.

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Textbook problem solutions

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Lab Handouts, Manuals and Safety

Forms and Safety for All Labs

(Source: LAGCC Natural Sciences Department)


The syllabus contains information on Course materials, Instructional Objectives,  Grading Scheme and Standards, Homework Assignments, Attendance and other policies, Class schedule and instructors, and Laboratory requirements and experiments.

Fall 2021 Syllabus (to be added)

Course Description

This is the second part of a two-part calculus-based physics sequence for science, computer science or engineering students. Topics include waves, wave motion, light propagation, Geometrical optics, interference and diffraction, electric field and potential, capacitance and dielectrics, magnetic fields and forces, direct and alternating current, Ohm’s law and electromagnetic waves. Laboratory exercises will use computers with traditional equipment for problem solving, data collection and analysis Fulfills “Pathways: Flexible Core-Scientific World”. Prerequisites: MAT202, SCP231. 4 credits; 6 hours (3 lecture, 3 lab)

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Physics and Astronomy Open Educational Resources

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