Physics 2
TeachersTANAMOTO TetsufumiStaffInfo
Grade, SemesterYear 1 2nd semest [Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering]
CategoryBasic Major Subjects
Elective, CreditsRequisites 2credit
 Syllabus Number3F132

Course Description

Students study rotational motion and rigid body, wave motion, and light.
These fields are the foundation for understanding various physical phenomena occurring in the world.

This class corresponds to DP3, This class is also a required class, and relates to the mid term 4–2 of learning attainment targets for the JABEE program.

Course Objectives

Students can understand the fundamental of rotary motion and rigid body, wave motion, and light.

Grading Policy

Evaluation will be based on small tests and reports (50%) and results of final exams (50%).

Textbook and Reference

Basic Physics Education Study GroupMorikita Publishing


Please always prepare and review for the class by using textbook (about 1.5 hour each).
The contents of the class are in accordance with the chapters and contents of the textbook.


It is useful if you have a scientific calculator for exercises.


1Forces acting on rigid bodies
2Condition of rigid body balancing (1)
3Condition of rigid body balancing (2)
4A stationary fluid
5What is wave?
6Superposition of waves
7Wave propagation
8Sound wave
9What is light?
10Speed of light
11Reflection and refraction of light
12Diffraction and interference of light
13What is polarized light?
14Spectrum of light
15Test, summary