Modern Physics | |||
MOD PHYSICS | |||
CLASS CODE: | PH 309 | CREDITS: 3 | |
DIVISION: | PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING | ||
DEPARTMENT: | PHYSICS | ||
GENERAL EDUCATION: | This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement. | ||
CATALOG DESCRIPTION: | A survey course of modern physics including special relativity, elementary quantum mechanics, nuclear physics, and some particle physics. | ||
DESCRIPTION: | |||
TOPICS: | Relativity, quantum mechanics,atomic structure,nuclear physics,particle physics, superconductivity, lasers, and cosmology. |
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OBJECTIVES: | Obtain a basic working knowledge of special relativity, quantum mechanics, and nuclear physics. Also gain exposure to applications of these principles in lasers, superconductors, and particle physics. | ||
REQUIREMENTS: | Tests, homework assignments from textbook and presentations on applied modern physics. | ||
PREREQUISITES: | Math 113, Physics 121, 123 Concurrent Registration: (or completion of) Ph 220 Math Level: Extensive use of college algebra, trigonometry, and elementary calculus. |
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EFFECTIVE DATE: | August 2001 |