The Ideas of Modern Physics
For non-science majors. The twentieth century physical world picture and its origins. Selected topics in classical physics: relativity, and the quantum theory with emphasis on the meaning of basic concepts and their broader implications rather than practical applications. Three lectures per week.
Completion of QR-A. High school algebra & geometry. Not open to students who have taken an intermediate or advanced level physics course. Open to Freshmen
Lecture Place and Time:
MW 2:30-3:45pm, 2241 Chamberlin Hall
Final Exam Place Time:
Monday, May 12, 2014 10:05am to 12:05pm
Physics: Concepts and Connections, 5th edition by Art Hobson Addison-Wesley 2009, ISBN 0321661133