AP Physics II Curriculum:

Prerequisite(s): Physics I Mechanics or AP Physics I
Weight: 1.06
Course Description: This course is designed for students planning to continue their education in the field of applied science or engineering. It is assumed these students possess an exceptional mathematical background and logical thinking skills. The course work is similar to the second semester of a college calculus-based engineering physics course. Students are not assumed to have any prior knowledge of calculus. Laboratory experimentation with computer application is used to reinforce and verify concepts. Course content follows the Advanced Placement curriculum and is intended for those students who plan to take the Advanced Placement-C Electricity and Magnetism test in physics. It is recommended students taking this course have "A" average in the prerequisite courses.
Textbook: Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics (Third Edition); Giancoli
Additional Web Links: Web Assign

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