Official course description: PHYSICS 240 is a continuation of PHYSICS 140, and covers topics in electricity and magnetism: charge, Coulomb's law, electric fields, Gauss' law, electric potential, capacitors and dielectrics, current and resistance, EMF and circuits, magnetic fields, Biot-Savart law, Amperes law, Faraday's Law of Induction, and simple AC circuits. PHYSICS 240 students should elect PHYSICS 241 (lab).