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Fall 2021
Dec 07, 2021
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PHYS 34400 - Modern Physics
Credit Hours: 4.00. Survey of modern physics primarily intended for physics majors. Special relativity; particle properties of electromagnetic radiation; wave properties of particles; uncertainty principle; atomic spectra and X-rays; nuclear structure; elementary particles; statistical distribution laws; physics of atoms, molecules and condensed matter such as solids. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture, Recitation
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Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

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

Learning Outcomes: 1. Students will acquire the ability to understand design of a physics experiment, to develop experimental techniques and tools, to analyze and interpret data, and to draw and present physical conclusions.


Prerequisites:
(Undergraduate level PHYS 27200 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level PHYS 25100 Minimum Grade of D- or (Undergraduate level PHYS 24100 Minimum Grade of D- and Undergraduate level PHYS 25200 Minimum Grade of D-) ) and (Undergraduate level MA 26100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 17400 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 18200 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 26300 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 27100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MA 27101 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently] or Undergraduate level MATH 26100 Minimum Grade of D- [may be taken concurrently])

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