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PHYS521 — Fall 2016

PHYS521: Survey of Classical Physics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Fall, Cr. 3



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This course is intended for first-year graduate students in the Department of Physics. It provides an intensive problem solving environment encompassing a broad survey of major topics in classical mechanics, electromagnetism, and thermal physics. The primary objective is to prepare beginning graduate students for continuing on to higher level of work in the physics graduate program.


Molnar, Denes


Textbook(s) for Fall 2016
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Electrodynamics David J. Griffiths 4th; (Oct. 6, 2012) 978-0321856562 Addison-Wesley Optional
RECOMMENDED: Introduction to Classical Mechanics With Problems and Solutions David Morin 1 Ed. (Feb., 2008) 978-0-521-87622-3 Cambridge University Press Optional
RECOMMENDED: An Introduction to Thermal Physics Daniel V. Schroeder 1st 978-9332535077 Addison-Wesley Optional

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