Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog and Student Handbook
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PHY 3101 - Introduction to Modern Physics


Credits: 3

Prerequisites: PHY 2049 - Physics 2  and MAC 2312 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 2  
Co-requisite: MAC 2313 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus 3  and PHY 3101L - Modern Physics Laboratory  or PHY 3840L Experimental Techniques in Engineering Physics  

Course Description: This is an introductory modern physics course designed primarily for students majoring in the sciences and engineering or mathematics. Topics include the special theory of relativity, wave properties of matter, the Schrodinger wave equation, atomic structure, molecular bonding, the electrical and magnetic properties of solids, semiconductors, the atomic nucleus and nuclear interactions.



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