Physics Course Schedule  Fall 2017
August 21 to December 20
(Finals: see instructor)
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Course #  S e c t i o n  C r e d i t s  Schedule  Instructor  Room Phy bldg  Course Name  

PSC101  O  3  TR 9:30 10:45  Cohn, Joshua  112  Physical Science  
An interdisciplinary course to provide the nonscience major with an understanding of some of the methods, ideas and accomplishments of Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Physics, and Space Science, and their role in the development of civilization.  
Text: Muller  Physics and Technology for Future Presidents  
PHY101  0SU  4  T 2:00 4:00 & R 2:00 4:00 & W 5:00 6:15 
Gundersen, Joshua  105  College Physics I  
PHY101  0TJ  4  TR 5:00 6:15 & W 5:00 6:15 
Zane, Sharon  112  College Physics I  
PHY101  1D  0  M 11:15 12:05  Ghandour, Ghassan  108  Discussion  
PHY101  1E  0  M 12:20 1:10  Ghandour, Ghassan  108  Discussion  
PHY101  1F  0  M 1:25 2:15  Song, Chaoming  108  Discussion  
PHY101  1G  0  M 2:30 3:20  Barnes, Stewart  108  Discussion  
PHY101  1H  0  M 3:35 4:25  Barnes, Stewart  108  Discussion  
PHY101  9SU  0  F 2:30 3:20  Syed, Sheyum  105  Discussion  
Elementary mechanics, thermal phenomena, fluids, waves. Courses PHY 101102106108 provide a ten credit `physics with lab' sequence for premedical students and others.  
Text: Walker  Physics, 5th edition  
Note: Students in 0SU section must also register for discussion section PHY101 9SU and for lab PHY 106 9SU. Exams will be Wednesdays, 5:00  6:15 PM, Sep. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8. The 5pm hour is for exams only. Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays, 5:00  6:15 PM, Sep. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8. The 5:00 hour is for exams only  
PHY102  0QJ  4  TR 12:30 1:45 & W 5:00 6:15 
Zane, Sharon  112  College Physics II  
PHY102  4D  0  W 11:15 12:05  Zane, Sharon  108  Discussion  
PHY102  4E  0  W 12:20 1:10  Zane, Sharon  108  Discussion  
PHY102  4F  0  W 1:25 2:15  Zane, Sharon  108  Discussion  
PHY102  4G  0  W 2:30 3:20  Zane, Sharon  108  Discussion  
Electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics.  
Text: Walker  Physics, 5th edition  
Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays, 5:00  6:15 PM, Sep. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15. The 5:00 hour is for exams only.  
PHY106  1A  1  M 8:00 10:45  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  1D  1  M 11:15 2:00  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  1H  1  M 3:35 6:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  1K  1  M 6:25 9:05  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  1P  1  T 11:00 1:45  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  1R  1  T 2:00 4:45  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  1U  1  T 6:25 9:05  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  4B  1  W 9:05 11:50  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  4E  1  W 12:20 3:05  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  4K  1  W 6:25 9:05  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  5O  1  R 9:30 12:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  5Q  1  R 12:30 3:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  5S  1  R 3:30 6:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  7C  1  F 10:10 12:55  Karavassilev, Plamen  104  College Physics Laboratory I  
PHY106  9SU  1  TBA  Gundersen, Joshua  105  College Physics Laboratory I  
Laboratory course to accompany Phy 101.  
Text: Manual distributed in the lab.  
Note: This lab is reserved for students enrolled in PHY101 0SU  
PHY108  1D  1  M 11:15 2:00  Karavassilev, Plamen  100  College Physics Laboratory II  
PHY108  1J  1  M 5:00 7:40  Karavassilev, Plamen  100  College Physics Laboratory II  
PHY108  1O  1  T 9:30 12:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  100  College Physics Laboratory II  
PHY108  1S  1  T 3:30 6:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  100  College Physics Laboratory II  
PHY108  4B  1  W 9:05 11:50  Karavassilev, Plamen  100  College Physics Laboratory II  
PHY108  5O  1  R 9:30 12:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  100  College Physics Laboratory II  
PHY108  5R  1  R 2:00 4:45  Karavassilev, Plamen  100  College Physics Laboratory II  
PHY108  7F  1  F 1:25 4:10  Karavassilev, Plamen  100  College Physics Laboratory II  
Laboratory course to accompany Phy 102.  
Text: Manual distributed in the lab.  
PHY201  0RJ  3  TR 2:00 3:15 & W 5:00 6:15 
Klein, Mason  112  University Physics I. Life Sciences  
PHY201  0SBJ  3  TR 3:30 4:45 & F 9:05 9:55 & M 5:00 6:15 
Wang, He  112  University Physics I. Life Sciences  
PHY201  1E  0  M 12:20 1:10  Klein, Mason  109  Discussion  
PHY201  1G  0  M 2:30 3:20  Korotkova, Olga  109  Discussion  
PHY201  2B  0  M 9:05 9:55  Nepomechie, Rafael  109  Discussion  
PHY201  2D  0  M 11:15 12:05  Nepomechie, Rafael  109  Discussion  
Calculus based introductory physics: mechanics, heat, fluids, waves, with applications from the life sciences.  
Text: Giancoli  Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th edition \ Spiegel  Vector Analysis Tuszynski and Dixon  Biomedical Applications of Introductory Physics  
Note: The lab that accompanies this course is PHY106. Exams will be Wednesday, 5:00  6:15pm Sep. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 15. The 5:00pm is for exams only For the PRSM section. The lab that accompanies this course is PHY 106. Exams will be Mondays, 5:00  6:15 PM Sep. 13, Oct. 18, Nov. 15. The 5:00 hour is for exams only.  
PHY205  0CK  3  MWF 10:10 11:00 & W 6:25 7:40 
Galeazzi, Massimiliano  112  University Physics I  
PHY205  0DK  3  MWF 11:15 12:05 & W 6:25 7:40 
Hashemi, Seyed  112  University Physics I  
PHY205  1O  0  T 9:30 10:20  Hashemi, Seyed  108  Discussion  
PHY205  1P  0  T 11:00 11:50  Galeazzi, Massimiliano  108  Discussion  
PHY205  1Q  0  T 12:30 1:20  Bates, David  108  Discussion  
PHY205  1R  0  T 2:00 2:50  Bates, David  108  Discussion  
PHY205  1S  0  T 3:30 4:20  Mariano, Arthur  108  Discussion  
PHY205  2P  0  T 11:00 11:50  Ghandour, Ghassan  109  Discussion  
PHY205  2Q  0  T 12:30 1:20  Ghandour, Ghassan  109  Discussion  
PHY205  2T  0  T 5:00 5:50  Mariano, Arthur  109  Discussion  
Mechanics through gravity and harmonic motion, intended for science and engineering students.  
Text: Giancoli  Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th edition  Shaum's Outline Vector Analysis, 2nd Edition  
Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays, 6:25  7:40 PM Sep. 13, Oct. 18, Nov 15. The 6:25 hour is for exams only  
PHY206  0GK  3  MWF 2:30 3:20 & M 6:25 7:40 
Voss, Kenneth  112  University Physics II  
PHY206  5O  0  R 9:30 10:20  Voss, Kenneth  109  Discussion  
PHY206  5Q  0  R 12:30 1:20  Prasai, Narayan  109  Discussion  
PHY206  5R  0  R 2:00 2:50  Prasai, Narayan  109  Discussion  
PHY206  5S  0  R 3:30 4:20  Prasai, Narayan  109  Discussion  
Fluids, waves, optics, thermal phenomena . . .  
Text: Giancoli  Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th edition  Shaum's Outline Vector Analysis, 2nd Edition  
Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Mondays, 6:25  7:40 PM, Sep. 18, Oct. 9, Nov. 6. The 6:25 hour is for exams only.  
PHY207  0EK  3  MWF 12:20 1:10 & M 6:25 7:40 
Huerta, Manuel  112  University Physics III  
PHY207  5P  0  R 11:00 11:50  Mezincescu, Alexandru  108  Discussion  
PHY207  5Q  0  R 12:30 1:20  Mezincescu, Alexandru  108  Discussion  
PHY207  5R  0  R 2:00 2:50  Huerta, Manuel  108  Discussion  
PHY207  5S  0  R 3:30 4:20  Huerta, Manuel  108  Discussion  
PHY207  5T  0  R 5:00 5:50  Huang, Sunxiang  108  Discussion  
Electromagnetism through Maxwell's equations.  
Text: Giancoli  Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th edition  Shaum's Outline Vector Analysis, 2nd Edition  
Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Mondays, 6:25  7:40 PM, Sep. 25, Oct. 16, Nov. 13, The 6:25 hour is for exams only.  
PHY208  1C  1  M 10:10 12:55  Karavassilev, Plamen  101  University Physics II Lab  
PHY208  1H  1  M 3:35 6:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  101  University Physics II Lab  
PHY208  1Q  1  T 12:30 3:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  101  University Physics II Lab  
PHY208  1T  1  T 5:00 7:40  Karavassilev, Plamen  101  University Physics II Lab  
PHY208  4H  1  W 3:35 6:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  101  University Physics II Lab  
PHY208  4K  1  W 6:25 9:05  Karavassilev, Plamen  101  University Physics II Lab  
Laboratory to accompany Phy 206.  
Text: Manual distributed in the lab  
PHY209  1H  1  M 3:35 6:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  102  University Physics III Lab  
PHY209  1P  1  T 11:00 1:45  Karavassilev, Plamen  102  University Physics III Lab  
PHY209  1R  1  T 2:00 4:45  Karavassilev, Plamen  102  University Physics III Lab  
PHY209  1T  1  T 5:00 7:45  Karavassilev, Plamen  102  University Physics III Lab  
PHY209  4H  1  W 3:35 6:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  102  University Physics III Lab  
PHY209  5O  1  R 9:30 12:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  102  University Physics III Lab  
PHY209  5Q  1  R 12:30 3:05  Karavassilev, Plamen  102  University Physics III Lab  
PHY209  5S  1  R 3:30 6:15  Karavassilev, Plamen  102  University Physics III Lab  
Lab to accompany Phy 207.  
Text: Manual distributed in the lab  
PHY300  Q  3  TR 12:30 1:45  Syed, Sheyum  203  Challenges in Biological Physics  
The research interface between physics and biology; discussion of current research in biology being done by physicists. new analytical tools and techniques that apply to this interdisciplinary interface and new features of biological systems that can be addressed with them.  
Text: Philip Nelson  Biology Physics 1st edition  
PHY350  F  3  MWF 1:25 2:15  Nepomechie, Rafael  203  Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism I  
Includes the integral and differential forms of Maxwell's equations, circuit theory, and boundary value problems.  
Text: Griffiths  Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4th edition  
PHY360  C  3  MWF 10:10 11:00  Huang, Sunxiang  109  Introduction to Modern Physics  
Emphasis on the experimental foundations of modern physics. Relativity, quantization, atomic structure, radiation, nuclei.  
Text: Tipler & Llewellan  Modern Physics, 6th edition  
PHY362  1H  1  M 3:35 4:25  Cohn, Joshua  203  Modern Physics Honors Seminar  
Special topics to accompany Phy 360.  
PHY513  O  3  TR 9:30 10:45  Korotkova, Olga  203  Mathematical Techniques in Physics  
Function spaces, Fourier analysis, data sampling and integral transforms; complex analysis, residues and contour integration; ordinary and partial differential equations and related boundary value problems; integral equations; special functions; calculus of variations.  
PHY540  D  3  MWF 11:15 12:05  Song, Chaoming  203  Classical Mechanics II  
Lagrangian formulation, rigid body dynamics. Topics selected from fluid dynamics, nonlinear oscillations, normal modes, phase plane analysis.  
Text: Goldstein et al.  Classical Mechanics  
PHY560  P  3  TR 11:00 12:15  Alvarez, Orlando  203  Quantum Mechanics and Modern Physics I  
Introductory theory with applications to simple systems. Perturbation theory and atomic structure.  
Text: Griffiths  Quantum Mechanics  
PHY613  O  3  TR 9:30 10:45  Korotkova, Olga  203  Mathematical Techniques in Physics  
Function spaces, Fourier analysis, data sampling and integral transforms; complex analysis, residues and contour integration; ordinary and partial differential equations and related boundary value problems; integral equations; special functions; calculus of variations.  
PHY640  D  3  MWF 11:15 12:05  Song, Chaoming  203  Classical Mechanics II  
Lagrangian formulation, rigid body dynamics. Topics selected from fluid dynamics, nonlinear oscillations, normal modes, phase plane analysis.  
Text: ZZGoldstein et al.  Classical Mechanics  
PHY660  P  3  TR 11:00 12:15  Alvarez, Orlando  203  Quantum Mechanics and Modern Physics I  
Introductory theory with applications to simple systems. Perturbation theory and atomic structure.  
Text: Griffiths  Quantum Mechanics  
PHY722  S  3  TR 3:30 4:45  Barnes, Stewart  203  Advanced Solid State Physics  
Electronic structure, electronelectron interactions, phonons, manybody problems, transport properties, magnetism, superconductivity  
PHY770  R  3  TR 2:00 3:15  Mezincescu, Alexandru  203  Quantum Theory I  
Transformation theory, linear operators and vector spaces. Schrodinger's equation, rotation group and angular momentum, statistics (BoseEinstein and FermiDirac), isotopic spin,  
Text: Messiah  Quantum Mechanics  
