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Fall 2016
Apr 24, 2024
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PHYS 56400 - Introduction To Elements Particle Physics
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course brings students up to the current status of research in elementary particle physics. The focus of the course is the construction of the Standard Model with emphasis on the electroweak theory. The seminal experiments that confirmed the predictions of the Standard Model is presented. The solar neutrino problem, the search for nonzero neutrino masses, and the efforts to construct a theory which unifies all interactions, including gravity, is discussed. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      Northwest- Hammond
      West Lafayette

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours

GR-PHYS 56400 Requisites

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Rule: 1.: PHYS 36000 or 46000 or 55000 for a total of 1 conditions )
PHYS 36000
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. PHYS 46000
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. PHYS 55000
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule 1.

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