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Physics 247 Fall 2012 Reference Page

Description

A Modern Introduction to Physics: Introduction to physics recommended for students who are considering majoring in physics, astronomy, astronomy and physics, AMEP. Also suitable for those majoring in science or mathematics. Mechanics, relativity, cosmology. Three lectures, two discussions, and one three-hour lab per week.

Prerequisites

Open to Freshmen. Math 222 or concurrent registration, or consent of instructor. Intended primarily for physics, AMEP, astronomy-physics majors. Students will receive degree credit for only one of the following courses: Physics 103, 201, 207, 247

Lectures

Times:MWF 9:55-10:45am

Location:2241 Chamberlin Hall

Instructors:Duncan Carlsmith & Michael Winokur

Final Exam

Friday, December 21, 2012 12:25pm to 2:25pm

Textbooks & Materials

University Physics With Modern Physics With Connect Plus Vol 1 & 2 by Wolfgang Bauer & Gary Westfall

    Mcgraw-Hill 2011, ISBN 0077710398

Modern Physics For Scientists and Engineers, 3rd edition by Stephen T. Thornton and Andrew

    Thomson Brooks/Cole 2006, ISBN 0495125148

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