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PHYS 205 - Electricity and Magnetism

Electrical charge and Coulomb’s law. Electrical field and potential. Capacity, steady state, and transient currents. Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents.


  • Summer III (July 2 - August 12, 2024)
  • Fall (September 3 - December 2, 2024)
  • Winter (January 13 - April 12, 2025)


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3 credits

There is no access fee for this course.



The following courses must be completed previously: MATH 203; PHYS 204 or equivalent.

NOTE: Students in programs leading to the BSc degree may not take this course for credit to be applied to their program of concentration. See PHYS 225 for laboratory associated with this course.


A. Serway and J. W. Jewett: Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Volumes 1& 2, 10th Edition. Cengage.

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.


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