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Physics 248 Spring 2013 Reference Page

Description

A Modern Introduction to Physics: Continuation of Physics 247. Electricity, magnetism, and topics from thermodynamics, radiation, plasma physics, and statistical mechanics. Three lectures, two discussions, and one three-hour lab per week.

Prerequisites

Open to Freshmen. Physics 247, Math 234 or concurrent registration. Intended primarily for physics, AMEP, astronomy-physics majors. Not open to students who have had Physics 202 or 208; students will receive degree credit for only one of the following courses: Physics 104, 202, 208, 248

Lectures

Times:MWF 9:55-10:45am

Location:2241 Chamberlin Hall

Instructors:Duncan Carlsmith & Michael Winokur

Final Exam

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 10:05am to 12:05pm

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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