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PHYS 34200 - Modern Physics
Credit Hours: 3.00. A survey of basic concepts and phenomena in atomic, nuclear, and solid-state physics.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Lecture, Recitation

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Physics and Astronomy

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      PU Fort Wayne
      Northwest- Westville
      Northwest- Hammond
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Develop new concepts to relate space and time. 2. Describe the interactions of matter on the sub-microscopic scale. 3. Learn post-Newtonian concepts that revolutionized physics and impact all scientific, engineering and medical disciplines. 4. Learn special relativity, wave-particle duality, quantum mechanics, atom structure, nuclear structure and radioactivity, nuclear reactions and elementary particles. 5. Use analytical and numerical (computational methods. 6. Learn to formulate and solve problems in modern physics and recognize the paradigm shift from classical physics that their solutions represent.

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