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PHYS 165.54 Introduction to Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics and Lab 6 credits

Open: Size: 24, Registered: 15, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 036 / Anderson Hall 027

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9:50am11:00am9:50am11:00am1:00pm5:00pm9:40am10:40am
Synonym: 61882

Melissa Eblen-Zayas, Jay D Tasson

A study of the principles of electricity, magnetism, and optics with an emphasis on real-world applications including electronics, laser physics, astronomy, and medicine. Topics include electric and magnetic fields, electric potentials, DC and AC circuits, geometric and wave optics, and relevant properties of matter. Designed for science majors who want additional background in physics. Comfort with algebra and the integration and differentiation of elementary functions is assumed. One laboratory per week.

Prerequisite: Physics 131, 143, 144, or 145. Mathematics 120 or 121 suggested

PHYS 335.00 Quantum Mechanics 6 credits

Open: Size: 25, Registered: 21, Waitlist: 0

Anderson Hall 036

MTWTHF
1:50pm3:00pm1:50pm3:00pm2:20pm3:20pm
Synonym: 61885

Jay D Tasson

An examination of the structure of non-relativistic quantum mechanics and how this theory differs from those of classical physics. Topics include the mathematics of Hilbert space, the postulates of quantum mechanics, the motion of a particle in one dimension (including the free particle and the simple harmonic oscillator), the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, and spin. Multidimensional applications will include the harmonic oscillator, the hydrogen atom. Approximation techniques and applications will be presented.

Prerequisite: Physics 226 or 228, and Physics 231 and Mathematics 232. Familiarity with matrix algebra is assumed

PHYS 400.03 Integrative Exercise 3-6 credits, S/CR/NC only

Closed: Size: 4, Registered: 4, Waitlist: 0

Olin 141

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8:30am9:40am8:30am9:40am
Synonym: 61888

Jay D Tasson

An extensive study of a specific topic in physics, culminating in a 60-minute presentation during winter or spring term and a 7500 word paper. Students may arrange to complete the bulk of their work during winter or spring term (Physics 400, 6 credits), or divide their effort between terms (Physics 400, winter, 3 credits; Physics 400, spring, 3 credits).

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