PHY 108◊ General Physics (Waves, Optics, Relativity & Quantum Mechanics)
Last Update Effective: 8/29/05
Elastic and sound waves, electromagnetic waves, geometrical and wave optics, interference, polarization, relativity, quantum mechanics, the uncertainty principle, Schrodinger’s equation, the hydrogen atom and atomic physics are discussed. The material is calculus-based with an emphasis on problem solving. This is a course for students in engineering, mathematics, physics and chemistry.
Lecture: 3 hours
Laboratory: 3 hours
(course fee required)