May 18, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2010 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2010 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 270 - Elements of Modern Physics

4 cr.
(Prerequisites: PHYS 141, MATH 114)Introductory modern Physics course for Physics and Engineering majors; also recommended for other science majors. Review of classical physics; special theory of relativity; atomic theory of hydrogen from Bohr to Schroedinger; multielectron atoms and the periodic table; introduction to nuclear physics. Lab fulfills a writing intensive requirement (W).Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.