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PHYS 102: GE:PHYSICS LIBERAL ART
This course acquaints students with what physics is and how it is important. It provides an introduction to physics and its development, examines the physical world in which we live, and explores issues and technologies with which physicists and engineers are involved. This cours...
Professors: LARRABEE, DA
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PHYS 110: GE:SOUND WAVES&LIGHT
This course is designed to inform the students of the wave nature of the physical world. It is a qualitative presentation of the phenomena of sound, light, electricity, and magnetism.
Professors: MOORE, MA; SPIRKO, J
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PHYS 117: GE:ENERGY
This course introduces the concept of energy in all its forms and discusses its role in modern society. Discussions include sources of energy, along with their social and environmental impact.
Professors: STEWART, M
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PHYS 121: GE:ASTRO I:SKY&SOLAR
This course in descriptive astronomy deals with the scientific principles essential to the understanding of astronomy. Topics covered include basic observational astronomy, the historical development of astronomy, spectroscopy and telescopes, planetary science, the origin and evo...
Professors: BUCKLEY, D
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PHYS 122: GE:ASTRO II:STARS&GAL
This course in descriptive astronomy is a continuation of Astronomy I. The topics covered include observational properties of stars, stellar life cycles, pulsars and black holes, the Milky Way Galaxy, extragalactic astronomy, quasars, and cosmology. Prerequisite: PHYS 121.
Professors: BUCKLEY, D
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PHYS 131: GE:FUNDAMNT PHYSICS I
Together with Fundamental Physics II, this course covers basic principles and methods of all branches of classical physics at an introductory level. Topics include Newtonian mechanics, gravitation, waves, optics, heat, electricity, and magnetism. Mathematical methods beyond high ...
Professors: MOORE, MA
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PHYS 132: GE:FUNDMNT PHYSICS II
Physics 132 is a continuation of Physics 131. Topics covered include electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic radiation and optics. Some brief material on atomic and nuclear physics as well as quantum mechanics is introduced where possible. Prerequisites: PHYS 131; MATH 135.
Professors: ELWOOD, JK; LARRABEE, DA; SPIRKO, J; (more)
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PHYS 161: GE:PHYSICS I
Together with Physics II, this course covers basic principles and methods of all branches of physics at an introductory level. Topics include Newtonian mechanics, gravitation, waves, optics, heat electricity and magnetism. Mathematical methods beyond high school level that are us...
Professors: COHEN, RA; COHEN,RA; ELWOOD, J; (more)
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PHYS 202: DYNAMICS
This course considers dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, relative motion, dynamic equilibrium, D’Alembert’s principle, work, energy, impulse, and momentum. Prerequisites: PHYS 161, 201; MATH 141.
Professors: STEWART, M
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PHYS 261: PHYSICS III
Together with PHYS 262 this course is a survey of modern physics. Topics usually covered the first semester are Theory of Relativity and the quantum nature of light. Topics usually covered second semester are wave mechanics, atomic structure, accelerators and particle detectors, ...
Professors: BUCKLEY, D
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