Physics

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHS 312
Title Modern Physics
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites PHS311 and MAT221
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2728 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TR 9:25am - 10:40am MH-537 Deborah Mason-McCaffrey
D11 2729 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TBA TBA Online Deborah Mason-McCaffrey
L21 2730 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 F 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.