Physics

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHS 312
Title Modern Physics
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites PHS311 and MAT221
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1080 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TR 9:25am - 10:40am MH-542 Deborah Mason-McCaffrey
D11 2243 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TBA TBA Online Deborah Mason-McCaffrey
L21 2244 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 M 1:40pm - 4:20pm MH-417 Deborah Mason-McCaffrey

Description

Introduction to the major developments in physics during the 20th Century. Topics include blackbody radiation and Planck's constant; the photoelectric effect, development of quantum theory, the structure of matter; particle physics and cosmology. Three lecture hours, one discussion period, and one three-hour laboratory per week.