# Physics Course Schedule - Spring 2014

# January 13 to April 25

# (Finals Apr 30 -May 7)

Course # | S e c t i o n | C r e d i t s | Schedule | Instructor | Room Phy bldg | Course Name | open? |
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PSC 101 | O | 3 | TR 9:30 10:45 | Cohn, Joshua | 112 | Physical Science | |

An interdisciplinary course to provide the non-science 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. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Not for major or minor |
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Text: Muller, Richard A. -- Physics and Technology for Future Presidents |
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PHY 101 | 0QJ | 4 | TR 12:30 1:45 & W 5:00 6:15 |
Johnson, Neil | 112 | College Physics I | |

PHY 101 | 4C | 0 | W 10:10 11:00 | Cohn, Joshua | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 101 | 4D | 0 | W 11:15 12:05 | Gordon, Howard | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 101 | 4F | 0 | W 1:25 2:15 | Gordon, Howard | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 101 | 4G | 0 | W 2:30 3:20 | Johnson, Neil | 108 | Discussion | |

Elementary mechanics, thermal phenomena, fluids, waves. Courses PHY 101-102-106-108 provide a ten credit `physics with lab' sequence for premedical students and others. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Mth 108 or 105 |
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Text: Walker -- Physics, 4th edition |
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Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:15 PM in LC building on Feb 12, Mar 19, Apr 16. |
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PHY 102 | 0RJ | 4 | TR 2:00 3:15 & W 5:00 6:15 |
Zane, Sharon | 112 | College Physics II | |

PHY 102 | 0TJ | 4 | TR 5:00 6:15 & W 5:00 6:15 |
Zane, Sharon | 112 | College Physics II | |

PHY 102 | 1C | 0 | M 10:10 11:00 | Galeazzi, Massimiliano | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 102 | 1D | 0 | M 11:15 12:05 | Zane, Sharon | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 102 | 1E | 0 | M 12:20 1:10 | Zane, Sharon | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 102 | 1F | 0 | M 1:25 2:15 | Zane, Sharon | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 102 | 1G | 0 | M 2:30 3:20 | Zane, Sharon | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 102 | 1H | 0 | M 3:35 4:25 | Zuo, Fulin | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 102 | 1J | 0 | M 5:00 5:50 | Zuo, Fulin | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 102 | 2D | 0 | M 11:15 12:05 | Galeazzi, Massimiliano | 109 | Discussion | |

Electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 101 |
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Text: Walker -- Physics, 4th edition |
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Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays 5:00 - 6:15 PM in LC building on Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 9. |
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PHY 103 | U1 | 3 | TR 6:25 7:40 | Moore, William | 112 | General Physics | |

Mechanics, waves, electromagnetism. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Architecture major |
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Text: Salu -- Physics for Architects, 2nd ed. |
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PHY 106 | 1C | 1 | M 10:10 12:55 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 104 | College Physics Laboratory I | full |

PHY 106 | 1F | 1 | M 1:25 4:10 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 104 | College Physics Laboratory I | full |

PHY 106 | 1J | 1 | M 5:00 7:40 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 104 | College Physics Laboratory I | full |

PHY 106 | 1O | 1 | T 9:30 12:15 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 104 | College Physics Laboratory I | |

PHY 106 | 1R | 1 | T 2:00 4:45 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 104 | College Physics Laboratory I | full |

PHY 106 | 1U | 1 | T 6:25 9:05 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 104 | College Physics Laboratory I | |

PHY 106 | 5O | 1 | R 9:30 12:15 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 104 | College Physics Laboratory I | full |

Laboratory course to accompany Phy 101. | |||||||

Prerequisite: or corequisite: Phy 101 |
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Text: Manual distributed in the lab. |
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PHY 108 | 1A | 1 | M 8:00 10:45 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 1D | 1 | M 11:15 2:00 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 1K | 1 | M 6:25 9:05 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 1N | 1 | T 8:00 10:45 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 1P | 1 | T 11:00 1:45 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 1R | 1 | T 2:00 4:45 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 1U | 1 | T 6:25 9:05 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 4B | 1 | W 9:05 11:50 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 4E | 1 | W 12:20 3:05 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 4K | 1 | W 6:25 9:05 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 5O | 1 | R 9:30 12:15 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 5Q | 1 | R 12:30 3:15 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 5U | 1 | R 6:25 9:05 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

PHY 108 | 7F | 1 | F 1:25 4:10 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 100 | College Physics Laboratory II | full |

Laboratory course to accompany Phy 102. | |||||||

Prerequisite: or corequisite: Phy 102 |
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Text: Manual distributed in the lab. |
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PHY 202 | 0SBJ | 3 | TR 3:30 4:45 & F 9:05 9:55 & M 5:00 6:15 |
Alexandrakis, George | 112 | University Physics II. Life Sciences | |

PHY 202 | 1B | 0 | M 9:05 9:55 | Alexandrakis, George | 109 | Discussion | |

PHY 202 | 1E | 0 | M 12:20 1:10 | Alexandrakis, George | 109 | Discussion | |

Calculus based introductory physics: electromagnetism, optics, modern physics, with applications from the life sciences. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 201 |
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Text: Giancoli -- Physics for Scientists and Engineers w/Mod. Physics, 4th ed. || Tuszynski & Dixon -- Biomedical Applications of Introductory Physics || Spiegel -- Vector Analysis, 2nd ed. |
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Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Mondays 5:00 - 6:15 PM in KPB 112 (usual classroom) on Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 7. |
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PHY 205 | 0CK | 3 | MWF 10:10 11:00 & M 6:25 7:40 |
Huerta, Manuel | 112 | University Physics I | |

PHY 205 | 5O | 0 | R 9:30 10:20 | Nepomechie, Rafael | 109 | Discussion | |

PHY 205 | 5P | 0 | R 11:00 11:50 | Huerta, Manuel | 109 | Discussion | |

PHY 205 | 5Q | 0 | R 12:30 1:20 | Huerta, Manuel | 109 | Discussion | |

PHY 205 | 5R | 0 | R 2:00 2:50 | Alvarez, Orlando | 109 | Discussion | |

Mechanics through gravity and harmonic motion, intended for science and engineering students. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Corequisite: Mth 151 or 171 with a B in Mth 105 or 108 or placement into calculus by Mth placement exam. Otherwise, prerequisite: Mth 151, 161, or 171 |
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Text: Young & Freedman -- University Physics w/Mastering Physics, 13th ed. || Spiegel -- Vector Analysis, 2nd ed. |
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Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays, 6:25 - 7:40 PM in LC building on Feb 10, Mar 3, Apr 7. |
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PHY 206 | 0FK | 3 | MWF 1:25 2:15 & W 6:25 7:40 |
Gundersen, Joshua | 112 | University Physics II | |

PHY 206 | 0GK | 3 | MWF 2:30 3:20 & W 6:25 7:40 |
Gundersen, Joshua | 112 | University Physics II | |

PHY 206 | 1P | 0 | T 11:00 11:50 | Barnes, Stewart | 109 | Discussion | |

PHY 206 | 1Q | 0 | T 12:30 1:20 | Barnes, Stewart | 109 | Discussion | |

PHY 206 | 1R | 0 | T 2:00 2:50 | Ursino, Eugenio | 109 | Discussion | |

PHY 206 | 1S | 0 | T 3:30 4:20 | Van Vliet, Carolyne | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 206 | 1T | 0 | T 5:00 5:50 | Van Vliet, Carolyne | 109 | Discussion | |

PHY 206 | 2P | 0 | T 11:00 11:50 | Ghandour, Ghassan | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 206 | 2R | 0 | T 2:00 2:50 | Ghandour, Ghassan | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 206 | 2S | 0 | T 3:30 4:20 | Song, Chaoming | 109 | Discussion | |

Fluids, waves, optics, thermal phenomena . . . | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 205. Prerequisite or corequisite: Mth 162 or 172 |
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Text: Young & Freedman -- University Physics w/Mastering Physics, 13th ed. || Spiegel -- Vector Analysis, 2nd ed. |
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Note: Exams will be Wednesdays, 6:25 - 7:40 PM in LC building on Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 9. |
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PHY 207 | 0EK | 3 | MWF 12:20 1:10 & M 6:25 7:40 |
Syed, Sheyum | 112 | University Physics III | |

PHY 207 | 5O | 0 | R 9:30 10:20 | Mezincescu, Alexandru | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 207 | 5P | 0 | R 11:00 11:50 | Syed, Sheyum | 108 | Discussion | |

PHY 207 | 5R | 0 | R 2:00 2:50 | Curtright, Thomas | 108 | Discussion | |

Electromagnetism through Maxwell's equations. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 205 AND Mth 162 or 172 |
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Text: Young & Freedman -- University Physics, 13th ed. || Spiegel -- Vector Analysis, 2nd ed. |
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Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Mondays, 6:25 - 7:40 PM in LC building on Feb 10, Mar 3, Apr 7. |
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PHY 208 | 1B | 1 | M 9:05 11:50 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

PHY 208 | 1G | 1 | M 2:30 5:10 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

PHY 208 | 1K | 1 | M 6:25 9:05 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | |

PHY 208 | 1P | 1 | T 11:00 1:45 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

PHY 208 | 1T | 1 | T 5:00 7:40 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

PHY 208 | 4C | 1 | W 10:10 12:55 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | |

PHY 208 | 5O | 1 | R 9:30 12:15 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

PHY 208 | 5Q | 1 | R 12:30 3:15 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

PHY 208 | 5S | 1 | R 3:30 6:15 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

PHY 208 | 5U | 1 | R 6:25 9:05 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

PHY 208 | 7C | 1 | F 10:10 12:55 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | |

PHY 208 | 7G | 1 | F 2:30 5:10 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 101 | University Physics II Lab | full |

Laboratory to accompany Phy 206. | |||||||

Prerequisite: or corequisite: Phy 206 |
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Text: Manual distributed in the lab |
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PHY 209 | 1F | 1 | M 1:25 4:10 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 102 | University Physics III Lab | full |

PHY 209 | 4B | 1 | W 9:05 11:45 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 102 | University Physics III Lab | full |

PHY 209 | 5P | 1 | R 11:00 1:45 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 102 | University Physics III Lab | full |

PHY 209 | 5T | 1 | R 5:00 7:40 | Karavassilev, Plamen | 102 | University Physics III Lab | full |

Lab to accompany Phy 207. | |||||||

Prerequisite: or corequisite: Phy 207 |
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Text: Manual distributed in the lab |
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PHY 315 | P | 3 | TR 11:00 12:15 | Gordon, Howard | 203 | Mathematical Tools for Physics | |

How to use mathematics in physics. Series, complex algebra, vector calculus, differential equations, etc. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 207, Mth 211; pre-or corequisite Mth 311 |
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Text: Nearing -- Mathematical Tools for Physics |
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PHY 321 | D | 3 | MWF 11:15 12:05 | Zuo, Fulin | 203 | Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory | |

An intermediate course in thermal phenomena, from both macroscopic and microscopic points of view. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 206 and Mth 310 or 211 |
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Text: Schroeder -- Introduction to Thermal Physics |
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PHY 340 | E | 3 | MWF 12:20 1:10 | Alvarez, Orlando | 203 | Classical Mechanics I | |

Includes harmonic motion, orbit theory, coupled oscillations, rigid body motions. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 206, 207. Pre- or corequisite: Mth 210, 311 |
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Text: Nearing -- Online |
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PHY 351 | F | 3 | MWF 1:25 2:15 | Mezincescu, Alexandru | 203 | Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism II | |

A continuation of Phy 350. Includes further application of Maxwell's equations with emphasis on radiation theory. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 350 |
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Text: Griffiths -- Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4th ed. |
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PHY 506 | ST | 2 | R 3:30 4:20 | Galeazzi, Massimiliano | 110 | Advanced Laboratory | |

PHY 506 | ST | 2 | T 3:30 6:15 | Galeazzi, Massimiliano | 204 | Advanced Laboratory | |

Advanced experiments such as properties of the electron, optical spectra, electrical measurements, radioactive decay, absorption, etc. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 208. Pre- or corequisite: Phy 360 |
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Text: Horowitz -- The Art of Electronics, 2nd ed. || Hayes -- Student Manual for Horowitz Art of Electronics |
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PHY 517 | Q | 3 | TR 12:30 1:45 | Song, Chaoming | 203 | Readings in Physics | |

An interdisciplinary course that covers many interesting topics in complex systems, such as critical phenomena, chaos, fractals and network science. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Permission of department |
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PHY 561 | R | 3 | TR 2:00 3:15 | Nepomechie, Rafael | 203 | Quantum Mechanics and Modern Physics II | |

Applications of quantum mechanics to atomic and molecular spectroscopy, quantum statistical mechanics, and nuclear physics. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 560 |
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Text: Griffiths - Quantum Mechanics, 2nd ed. |
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PHY 620 | S | 3 | TR 3:30 4:45 | Barnes, Stewart | 203 | Advanced Solid State Physics | |

Electronic structure, electron-electron interactions, phonons, many-body problems, transport properties, magnetism, superconductivity. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 520, 560 |
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PHY 671 | G | 3 | MWF 2:30 3:20 | Curtright, Thomas | 203 | Quantum Theory II | |

One particle relativistic theory; Lorentz group; symmetries of particles; elementary scattering theory; many body problems; Greens' functions techniques; S-matrix. | |||||||

Prerequisite: Phy 670 |
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Text: Shankar -- Principles of Quantum Mechanics |
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