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Lecture01 - PHYSICS 272 Electric & Magnetic Interactions...

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PHYSICS 272 Interactions Prof. Andrew Hirsch [email protected] Room: 178, Phone: 42218
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Course Content This course deals with electric and magnetic interactions , which are central to the structure of matter, to chemical and biological phenomena, and to the design and operation of most modern technology. The main goal of this course is to have you engage in a process central to science: the attempt to model a broad range of physical phenomena using a small set of powerful fundamental principles . The specific focus of the course is an introduction to field theory, in terms of The course also emphasizes the atomic structure of matter, especially the role of electrons and protons in matter.
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Schedule Lectures: Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 - 9:20 – Lecture Room: PHYS 112 – Instructor: Prof. Andrew Hirsch – Office hours: by appointment – Office: PHYS 178, Phone: (49)-42218 – Email: [email protected] (please use subject: PHYS 272) Teaching Assistants: Edwin Antillon, Isaac Childress, Peter Dudley, Joshua Mattes, Jonathan Nistor, Thomas Woodruff Course information: http://www.physics.purdue.edu/academic_programs/courses/phys272/ – Undergraduate Office - PHYS 144
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Textbook The textbook is , almost all of the topics in this volume. See the table of contents at the front of the book (which also includes the contents of Volume I). Make sure it is the Second Edition . This is brand new, and is different from last year’s book (version 1.5). The new book comes with a free coupon for WebAssign, the on-line homework service. Follow the instructions and get yourself registered.
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General Information Room PHYS 144: Undergraduate office Room PHYS 11: Help center Room PHYS 290: Physics Library We will use WebAssign for homework and lab assignments. You will be able to access your scores in
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Lecture01 - PHYSICS 272 Electric & Magnetic Interactions...

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