232f07syllabus - PHYSICS 232 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS Wave...

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PHYSICS 232 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS: Wave, Optics and Modern Physics Dr Kate Jones Ayres 220a * [email protected] General Information Class Hours: 11:15 – 12:05 Mon/Wed/Fri Office Hours: 14:00 – 16:00 Wed/Fri and by appointment Text: Young & Freedman, University Physics , 11 th Edition with Modern Physics ISBN: 0-8053-9185-1 Recommended. The 12 th edition of the text is now available ISBN 0-8053-2187-X. If you cannot get a copy of the 11 th edition , then you should use this new edition. Some page numbers and exercises may be different. General Course Description Continuation of 231. This course covers material concerning waves, sound, light, optics, relativity, quantum mechanics and other aspects of modern physics. Prerequisites Physics 231 is a prerequisite. The course and text presume a familiarity with calculus and calculus concepts. A background in mathematics up to the level of Math 141-142, or equivalent, is highly recommended and is probably necessary for success in the course. Lecture Notes and Course Updates Lecture notes and updates including definite dates for exams will be posted on [email protected] (blackboard). I may post lecture notes on the physics website, however, please note that lectures and blackboard are my primary modes of communication with the class. * Ayres 220a is not on the main corridor, enter through room 218, or 220
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Reading Assignments Reading the relevant chapter or sections for each week’s lectures is a compulsory and vital part of the course. Course material
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