Advanced Placement Physics B

Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of Accelerated Physics
This is a college level Physics course offered only at Worcester Technical High School that serves as the foundation in physics for students intending to major in the physical sciences or engineering.  It is designed to prepare students to take an advanced placement test and earn college credit for Physics.  The class will consist of; Torque and angular motion; Electric and magnetic fields and forces; Electric potential; Angular momentum; Induced electric and magnetic properties; Multi-loop circuits with capacitors; Energy in atomic transitions; Mass-energy conservation; Interference and diffraction; Reflection and refraction; Wave and particle models of electromagnetic radiation; and Quantum mechanical descriptions of the microscopic world.


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