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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.







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