|CLASS CODE:||PH 309||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING|
|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.|
|TOPICS:||Relativity, quantum mechanics,atomic structure,nuclear physics,particle physics, superconductivity, lasers, and cosmology.
|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.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|