2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Aug 13, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PH 312 - Modern Physics

(3.00 cr.)

An introduction to the two major revolutionary developments in physics during the twentieth century, namely Einstein's special theory of relativity and quantum physics. Topics in relativity include simultaneity, the Lorentz transformations, and mass/energy equivalence. Topics in quantum physics include wave/ particle duality, the Uncertainty Principle, quantization of energy and angular momentum, atomic orbitals, and the infinite square well model.

Prerequisite: PH 202 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Annually

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