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 those who have had a 200-level Physics course. Open to Freshmen
Location:2241 Chamberlin Hall
Sunday, May 12, 2013 2:45pm to 4:45pm
Textbooks & Materials
Physics: Concepts and Connections, 5th edition by Art Hobson
Addison-Wesley 2009, ISBN 0321661133