Syllabus for Roster(s):
- 23Sp PHYS 2620-100 (CGAS)
- 23Sp PHYS 2620-101 (CGAS)
- 23Sp PHYS 2620-102 (CGAS)
Course Description (for SIS)
Topics covered in the course: review of relativity; introduction to quantum physics, atomic structure, nuclear and elementary particle physics, condensed matter physics (time permitting) and cosmology. Three lecture hours and one hour of problem discussion, weekly. Prerequisites: PHYS 1720 or 2410 or 2415, and MATH 2310 or instructor permission.
A tentative syllabus is posted below.
Primary: Stephen T. Thornton, Andrew Rex, and Carol Hood, Modern physics for scientists and engineers, 5th ed, (Cengage Learning, 2021) [4th edition is also suitable]
Alternate: Kenneth S. Krane, Modern Physics, 4th ed, (John Wiley & Sons, 2019) [3rd edition is also suitable]
Further details regarding the course organization and setup are provided in the attachment below.
Further details of the topics covered, and a tentative class schedule are given in the attachment below.