PHYS 270 (W) - Elements of Modern Physics
(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.