Physics Course Schedule - Spring 2014

January 13 to April 25

(Finals Apr 30 -May 7)

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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
Text: Muller, Richard A. -- Physics and Technology for Future Presidents
 
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
Text: Walker -- Physics, 4th edition
Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:15 PM in LC building on Feb 12, Mar 19, Apr 16.
 
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
Text: Walker -- Physics, 4th edition
Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays 5:00 - 6:15 PM in LC building on Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 9.
 
PHY 103 U1 3 TR 6:25 7:40 Moore, William 112 General Physics  
Mechanics, waves, electromagnetism.
Prerequisite: Architecture major
Text: Salu -- Physics for Architects, 2nd ed.
 
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
Text: Manual distributed in the lab.
 
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
Text: Manual distributed in the lab.
 
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
Text: Giancoli -- Physics for Scientists and Engineers w/Mod. Physics, 4th ed. || Tuszynski & Dixon -- Biomedical Applications of Introductory Physics || Spiegel -- Vector Analysis, 2nd ed.
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.
 
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
Text: Young & Freedman -- University Physics w/Mastering Physics, 13th ed. || Spiegel -- Vector Analysis, 2nd ed.
Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Wednesdays, 6:25 - 7:40 PM in LC building on Feb 10, Mar 3, Apr 7.
 
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
Text: Young & Freedman -- University Physics w/Mastering Physics, 13th ed. || Spiegel -- Vector Analysis, 2nd ed.
Note: Exams will be Wednesdays, 6:25 - 7:40 PM in LC building on Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 9.
 
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
Text: Young & Freedman -- University Physics, 13th ed. || Spiegel -- Vector Analysis, 2nd ed.
Note: Discussion Section Required. Exams will be Mondays, 6:25 - 7:40 PM in LC building on Feb 10, Mar 3, Apr 7.
 
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
Text: Manual distributed in the lab
 
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
Text: Manual distributed in the lab
 
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
Text: Nearing -- Mathematical Tools for Physics
 
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
Text: Schroeder -- Introduction to Thermal Physics
 
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
Text: Nearing -- Online
 
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
Text: Griffiths -- Introduction to Electrodynamics, 4th ed.
 
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
Text: Horowitz -- The Art of Electronics, 2nd ed. || Hayes -- Student Manual for Horowitz Art of Electronics
 
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
 
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
Text: Griffiths - Quantum Mechanics, 2nd ed.
 
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
 
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
Text: Shankar -- Principles of Quantum Mechanics
 
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