2019-2020
PHY343: Relativity and Modern Physics

About This Course

Special relativity, introduction to general relativity, introduction to quantum physics, hydrogen atom and complex atoms, atomic spectra, topics in nuclear and solid-state physics.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Physics

Course Level:

Upper

Semesters Offered:

Fall

Course Prerequisites

4 credit hours

PHY211: College Physics I

First course in an introductory, algebra-based, physics sequence for college students. Topics include mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, sound, and waves. Laboratory.

4 credit hours

PHY212: College Physics II

Second course in an introductory, algebra- based, physics sequence for college students. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Laboratory.

3 credit hours

PHY241: Engineering Physics

Supplements Physics 211-212. Selected topics in mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics with the application of calculus in physics.


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