Spring 2016 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHYS 104 - 01 Astronomy M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OWS 150

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

OWS 150

Course Registration Number:

20289

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gerald T. Ruch

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 61 Astronomy/Lab - T - - - - - 0955 - 1135 OWS 166

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

20290

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Kisha M. Delain

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 62 Astronomy/Lab - T - - - - - 1330 - 1510 OWS 166

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

20291

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Kisha M. Delain

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 63 Astronomy/Lab - - - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OWS 166

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

20520

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Richard A. Thomas

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 64 Astronomy/Lab - - - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OWS 166

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

20684

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Richard A. Thomas

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 105 - 01 Musical Acoustics M - W - F - - 1055 - 1245 OWS 166

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1245

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

20292

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Douglas C. Orzolek, Shelley A. Blilie

An introductory course intended for non-science majors; treats fundamental principles of physics and acoustics as they relate to musical sounds and musical instruments. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: High school algebra and a music background (one year practice, instrument or voice, or one course)

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 110 - 01 General Physics II M - W - F - - 0815 - 1040 OWS 168

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 1040

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

20293

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Shelley A. Blilie

Continuation of PHYS 109. Topics include oscillations, waves and sound, electricity and magnetism; light and optics; atomic, quantum and nuclear physics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 109 or 111. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 110 may not receive credit for PHYS 112.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 110 - 02 General Physics II M - W - F - - 1335 - 1600 OWS 168

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1600

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

21385

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kisha M. Delain

Continuation of PHYS 109. Topics include oscillations, waves and sound, electricity and magnetism; light and optics; atomic, quantum and nuclear physics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 109 or 111. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 110 may not receive credit for PHYS 112.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 01 Classical Physics I M - W - F - - 0815 - 1040 OWS 169

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 1040

Location:

OWS 169

Course Registration Number:

20294

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Jeffrey A. Jalkio

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 02 Classical Physics I M - W - F - - 1055 - 1320 OWS 169

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1320

Location:

OWS 169

Course Registration Number:

20295

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Adam S. Green

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 03 Classical Physics I M - W - F - - 1335 - 1600 OWS 169

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1600

Location:

OWS 169

Course Registration Number:

20296

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Adam S. Green

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 04 Classical Physics I M - W - F - - 0935 - 1200 FDC 313

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0935 - 1200

Location:

FDC 313

Course Registration Number:

20822

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Brita L. Nellermoe

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 05 Classical Physics I M - W - F - - 1335 - 1600 OWS 251

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1600

Location:

OWS 251

Course Registration Number:

22510

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Richard E. Schuler

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 112 - 01 Classical Physics II M - W - F - - 0815 - 1040 OWS 166

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 1040

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

20297

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Paul R. Ohmann

Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 112 - 02 Classical Physics II M - W - F - - 1055 - 1320 OWS 168

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1320

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

20992

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Martin E. Johnston

Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 112 - 03 Classical Physics II M - W - F - - 1335 - 1600 OWS 166

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1600

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

20685

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Martin E. Johnston

Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 225 - L01 Applications of Modern Physics M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 OWS 250

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

OWS 250

Course Registration Number:

20298

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marie Lopez del Puerto

This course investigates the quantum theory of light, wave- particle duality, quantum mechanics in one-dimension, statistical physics, lasers, and solid state physics. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 112 and in either MATH 200 or MATH 210.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 225 - L02 Applications of Modern Physics M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OWS 250

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1055 - 1200

Location:

OWS 250

Course Registration Number:

21526

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Marie Lopez del Puerto

This course investigates the quantum theory of light, wave- particle duality, quantum mechanics in one-dimension, statistical physics, lasers, and solid state physics. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 112 and in either MATH 200 or MATH 210.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 225 - L51 Modern Physics LAB - - - R - - - 0800 - 1130 OWS 168

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 1130

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

20299

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Jeffrey A. Jalkio

This course investigates the quantum theory of light, wave- particle duality, quantum mechanics in one-dimension, statistical physics, lasers, and solid state physics. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 112 and in either MATH 200 or MATH 210.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 225 - L52 Modern Physics LAB - T - - - - - 0800 - 1130 OWS 168

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

0800 - 1130

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

20300

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Jeffrey A. Jalkio

This course investigates the quantum theory of light, wave- particle duality, quantum mechanics in one-dimension, statistical physics, lasers, and solid state physics. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 112 and in either MATH 200 or MATH 210.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 342 - 01 Electromagnetic Waves M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 OSS 328

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

OSS 328

Course Registration Number:

21255

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Abolghassem Mahmoodi

A continuation of PHYS 341. An introduction to the practical applications of Maxwell?s equations including propagation, reflection and absorption of electromagnetic waves. Applications include antennas, waveguides, transmission lines, and shielding from electromagnetic interference. Lecture and discussion. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 341

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 398 - 01 Topics: Comp Methods in PHYS - T - R - - - 1330 - 1700 OWS 168

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1700

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

22369

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gerald T. Ruch

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 410 - 01 Stat Mech & Thermodynamics M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OWS 165A

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

OWS 165A

Course Registration Number:

22201

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Richard A. Thomas

Concepts and laws of thermodynamics and of statistical mechanics. Applications of these to various systems, including gases, liquids, solids and chemical systems. Lecture and discussion. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 215, 225, and MATH 200 and 210.

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Location Time Day(s)

Summer 2016 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHYS 104 - 01 Astronomy M T W R - - - 1900 - 2030 OWS 166

Days of Week:

M T W R - - -

Time of Day:

1900 - 2030

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

30023

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kisha M. Delain

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 51 Astronomy/Lab M T W R - - - 2031 - 2130 OWS 166

Days of Week:

M T W R - - -

Time of Day:

2031 - 2130

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

30024

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Kisha M. Delain

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 109 - 01 General Physics I M T W R F - - 0830 - 1200 OWS 166

Days of Week:

M T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0830 - 1200

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

30094

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Brita L. Nellermoe

This course and its continuation PHYS 110 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical and modern physics. Applications are chosen that focus on the life sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: description of motion, force, torque and rotational motion, energy, momentum and their conservation, fluid mechanics; thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Math placement at a level of MATH 111 or above. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 109 may not receive credit for PHYS 111.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 01 Classical Physics I M T W R F - - 0830 - 1200 OWS 168

Days of Week:

M T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0830 - 1200

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

30042

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Richard A. Thomas

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

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Fall 2016 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PHYS 101 - 01 Physics for Liberal Arts I - T - R - - - 0830 - 1130 OWS 168

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

0830 - 1130

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

40260

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Brita L. Nellermoe

Intended for non-science majors; treats fundamental principles of physics and their application to familiar phenomena, stressing qualitative understanding. The course will survey topics from mechanics, fluids, temperature and heat, oscillations, waves and sound, light and optics, and properties of matter. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. This course is designed especially for elementary education majors. It is not intended for students who have had high school physics. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 101 may not receive credit for PHYS 109 or 111.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 01 Astronomy - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40261

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 51 Astronomy/Lab - T - - - - - 1330 - 1510 OWS 166

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

41289

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Kisha M. Delain

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 61 Astronomy/Lab - - - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OWS 166

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

0955 - 1135

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

40262

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Staff

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 62 Astronomy/Lab - - - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OWS 166

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OWS 166

Course Registration Number:

40683

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Staff

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 104 - 63 Astronomy/Lab - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40263

Credit Hours:

0

Instructor:

Staff

Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for non-science majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 109 - 01 General Physics I M - W - F - - 0815 - 1040 OWS 169

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 1040

Location:

OWS 169

Course Registration Number:

40264

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Shelley A. Blilie

This course and its continuation PHYS 110 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical and modern physics. Applications are chosen that focus on the life sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: description of motion, force, torque and rotational motion, energy, momentum and their conservation, fluid mechanics; thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Math placement at a level of MATH 111 or above. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 109 may not receive credit for PHYS 111.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 109 - 02 General Physics I M - W - F - - 1335 - 1600 OWS 169

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1600

Location:

OWS 169

Course Registration Number:

40868

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Kisha M. Delain

This course and its continuation PHYS 110 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical and modern physics. Applications are chosen that focus on the life sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: description of motion, force, torque and rotational motion, energy, momentum and their conservation, fluid mechanics; thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Math placement at a level of MATH 111 or above. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 109 may not receive credit for PHYS 111.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 01 Classical Physics I M - W - F - - 0815 - 1040 OWS 168

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 1040

Location:

OWS 168

Course Registration Number:

40265

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Gerald T. Ruch

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 02 Classical Physics I - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41165

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 03 Classical Physics I - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40266

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 111 - 04 Classical Physics I - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41526

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a two-semester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 112 - 01 Classical Physics II - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40267

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 112 - 02 Classical Physics II - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40268

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
PHYS 112 - 03 Classical Physics II - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

40597

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110.

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PHYS 215 - 01 Modern Physics: Atom-Big Bang - - - - - - - -

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40817

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4

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Staff

This course connects the subatomic world of particle and nuclear physics to the evolution of the universe after the Big Bang through the study of relativity and the four fundamental forces of nature. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. This course fulfills the second-level Computer Competency requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in either PHYS 110 or 112 and in MATH 114.

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PHYS 215 - 51 Mod Physics:Atom-Big Bang/Lab - - - - - - - -

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40818

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0

Instructor:

Staff

This course connects the subatomic world of particle and nuclear physics to the evolution of the universe after the Big Bang through the study of relativity and the four fundamental forces of nature. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. This course fulfills the second-level Computer Competency requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C- in either PHYS 110 or 112 and in MATH 114.

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PHYS 341 - 01 Electricity & Magnetism - - - - - - - -

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40269

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4

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Staff

Electrostatic and magnetostatic fields in vacuum and material media; energy and force relations; methods for the solution of static problems; fields and currents in conducting media; Maxwell's equations and time-dependent fields. Lecture and discussion. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in either PHYS 215 or 225 and in MATH 200 and 210.

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PHYS 347 - 01 Optics - - - - - - - -

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40815

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4

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Staff

Foundations of geometric optics: Fermat's Principle of Stationary Time. Nature of electromagnetic waves: dipole radiation, energy, momentum, polarization, coherence, interference, diffraction, Fourier optics. Interactions between light and matter: scattering, reflection, refraction, absorption, dispersion, birefringence, dichroism, nonlinear effects. Quantum optics: nature of the photon, lasers, detectors, other modern topics. Lecture and discussion. Laboratory with an emphasis on biomedical applications. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 225, MATH 200, and MATH 210.

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PHYS 347 - 51 Optics LAB - - - - - - - -

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40816

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0

Instructor:

Staff

Foundations of geometric optics: Fermat's Principle of Stationary Time. Nature of electromagnetic waves: dipole radiation, energy, momentum, polarization, coherence, interference, diffraction, Fourier optics. Interactions between light and matter: scattering, reflection, refraction, absorption, dispersion, birefringence, dichroism, nonlinear effects. Quantum optics: nature of the photon, lasers, detectors, other modern topics. Lecture and discussion. Laboratory with an emphasis on biomedical applications. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in PHYS 225, MATH 200, and MATH 210.

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