PHYS 216

Introductory Electricity and Magnetism

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3-1

Electric and magnetic fields, Gauss' law, electric potential, capacitance, dieletrics, current and resistance, resistivity, magnetic inductance. Faraday's law of induction, Ampere's law, energy stored in electric and magnetic fields.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PHYS 216, ECE 216, ELEC 216.
  • Registration priority may be given to students declared in an Honours, Major, or Combined program offered by the Department.


Pre- or Co-requisites:

Undergraduate course in Physics offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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