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PHYS342: Modern Physics (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Offering:

Fall, Spring, Class 3, cr. 3

Prerequisites:

PHYS 241 or 272(H)

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Description:

Modern physics is the physics of extremes. From systems at the extremely small (atoms, nuclei, fundamental particles) to the extremely large (the Universe). From systems of the extremely fast (relativity) and extremely massive (neutron stars, black holes), to systems of the extremely hot (thermonuclear reactions) and extremely cold (superconductivity). This is the physics course you have been waiting for.

Instructor(s):

Gutay, Laszlo

Email:

gutay@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Spring 2014
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Modern Physics Paul Tipler & Ralph Llewellyn January 1, 2012 978-1429250788 Freeman & Co. Required

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