Physics and Astronomy - Course Details


PHYS344: Modern Physics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Offering:

Fall 4.000 Credit Hours

Prerequisites:

272H or 241

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Description:

Review of special relativity; particle properties of electromagnetic radiation; wave properties of particles; uncertainty principle; atomic spectra and X-rays; nuclear structure; elementary particles; general relativity and cosmology; string theory; statistical distribution laws; physics of solids.


Instructor(s):

Haugan, Mark

Email:

haugan@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2016
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Quantum Physics: A Fundamental Approach to Modern Physics John Townsend 1st 978-1891389627 University Science Books Required
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics: Unit R: The Laws of Physics Are Frame-Independent Thomas A. Moore 2nd 978-0072397147 McGraw-Hill Optional

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