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PHYS 324: Modern Physics

  • Scope:

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

  • 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

PHYS 602: Statistical Mechanics

  • Scope:

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

  • Textbook:

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