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Fall 2017


PHYS 324: Modern Physics

  • Scope:

    The breakdown of classical physics, special relativity, quantum mechanics and atomic structure, solid-state, nuclear and elementary-particle physics.

  • Dates:

    First day of class: August 30, 2017
    Last day of class: December 11, 2017

  • Textbook:

    Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers
    John R. Taylor, Chris D. Zafiratos, and Michael A. Dubson
    University Science Books, ISBN 978-1-938787-75-1

Spring 2017


PHYS 602: Statistical Mechanics

  • Scope:

    Review of statistical mechanics of ideal systems, non-ideal gases, phase transitions, Monte Carlo methods, non-equilibrium systems.

  • Dates:

    First day of class: February 01, 2017
    Last day of class: May 16, 2017

  • Textbook:

    Introduction to Statistical Physics
    Kerson Huang
    Chapman and Hall/CRC, ISBN 978-1-4200-7902-9

Fall 2016


PHYS 324: Modern Physics

  • Scope:

    The breakdown of classical physics, special relativity, quantum mechanics and atomic structure, solid-state, nuclear and elementary-particle physics.

  • Dates:

    First day of class: August 31, 2016
    Last day of class: December 12, 2016

  • Textbook:

    Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers
    John R. Taylor, Chris D. Zafiratos, and Michael A. Dubson
    University Science Books, ISBN 978-1-938787-75-1