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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 270 (W) - 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.