Instructor: | Jones |

Email: | mjones@physics.purdue.edu |

Title: | Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics |

Offering: | Sem. 1, Class 3, cr. 3. |

Room : | PHYS 201 |

Time : | 10:30-11:45 Tuesday and Thursday |

Prerequisites: | Phys 360/ Phys 550 or Phys 460/ Phys 461 or equivalent. May be taken simultaneously. |

Text: | Some combination of class handouts to supplement |

Bettini, Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics | |

Syllabus: | Can be found here. |

Schedule: | Will be found here. |

Description: |
This is the first part of a two-semester course sequence to give an introduction to Particle Physics. Focus is given to the experimental features, with phenomenological and theoretical considerations. This course brings students up to the current status of research in elementary particle physics.
After a chronological introduction, the Standard Model of particles and
The topics covered include a historical survey of the major discoveries |

Assignments: | Assignment #1 - Due August 30th - Solutions. |

Assignment #2 - Due September 6th - Solutions. | |

Assignment #3 - Due September 13th - Solutions. | |

Assignment #4 - Due October 2nd - Solutions. | |

Assignment #5 - Due October 18th - Solutions. | |

Assignment #6 - Due November 8th. | |

Midterm: |
Thursday, Nov 15^{th}, in class. |

Project: | Information is here... |

Lecture notes: | Will be found here. |