About General Physics II - PHYS102 Online Course

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Phys 102 consists of 15 chapters.  You will build the content of each page step by step.  In Chapters 1 and 2, you will be asked to click buttons or fill text in boxes within the page to move to the next step.  If there is no buttons to click or boxes to fill, then you are ready to move to the next page.  In the Chapters 3 to 15, you move to the next step in a page by clicking within the page itself.  Appearance of a rectangle on the boarder of the page indicates that you are ready to move to the next page.


This online course is a stand-alone course and it should provide you with the materials necessary to understand general physics II.  The materials in this online course follow closely the textbook “Fundamentals of Physics” by Halliday, Resnick and Walker, 6th Edition.  Many examples on the online course are similar to that in the textbook.  Reading the textbook with this online course will enrich your learning experience.