Jan 27, 2020  
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2018-2019 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 182 - Physics II

Course Description
This course completes the introduction of the fundamentals and theory of physics as it relates to technology. Problem solving is emphasized. Four units of study are covered: momentum and impulse; forces and fields; electromagnetic radiation; and atomic physics. These units prepare students for further studies in physics. This course is considered equivalent to Alberta Education’s Physics 30.

3 credits

  • Placement Test (UPH2) - (Achieving benchmark in physics placement tests)


  • One of:
    • PHYS 181
    • Transcript Evaluation (TPH2) - (Physics 20 or equivalent)
  • One of:
    • MATH 180
    • Transcript Evaluation (TMA1) - (Math 10C or equivalent)

Additional Requisite Information:
Continuing Education students are advised to contact upgrading@sait.ca or call (403) 210-5756 for more information on pre-requisites. Click Register Now at the bottom of the screen to sign up.

Funding - Students registering into this courses may qualify for grant funding under the Alberta Skills Investment Bursary. Please visit www.sait.ca/sip for more information.

Required Textbook: Ackroyd, J. E. et al. (2018). Physics (Revised Student Edition). United States: Pearson.

Purchasing the Textbook: Go to http://www.bookstore.sait.ca/buy_main.asp, select Campus Term (Distance Learning) and click GO, select Distance Online, click on your course, and add the book to your cart.

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