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PHYS 212 - Modern Physics


Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4NS, QP-F

This is the last course in the three-semester calculus-based introductory physics sequence. The course covers waves and topics in modern (20th century) physics. Topics include relativistic dynamics, quantum properties of light, wave properties of matter, elementary wave mechanics, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical physics. Enrollment Limit: 32.
Instructor: D. Stinebring, D. Styer
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites: PHYS 111 and MATH 231. Notes: Concurrent or prior enrollment in MATH 234 is highly recommended for students intending to major in physics. Students must register for both the lecture and one laboratory section.



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