PHYS 260 Syllabus

PHYS 260 Syllabus - by Paul Tipler and Ralph Llewellyn (WH...

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Textbook, Grading, etc PHYS 260: Modern Physics and Relativity Lecturer: David Hanna <http://www.physics.mcgill.ca/~hanna/Welcome.html>, Rutherford Building Rm. 336, 514-398-6510 (Fax 3733, Secretary 6490), hanna@physics.mcgill.ca <mailto:hanna@physics.mcgill.ca> Office Hours: Mondays: 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM or by appointment. Markers: Bertrand Chapleau (ERP 349) bertrand.chapleau@mail.mcgill.ca Jonathan Coull (ERP 349) jonathan.coull@mail.mcgill.ca Marking Scheme: Final Exam (60%), Mid-term Exam (20%), Problems (20%) Exams will cover material presented in class. Problem sets will be assigned weekly. A 100% final exam option will be used if it benefits the student. Date of Exams: The mid-term exam will be held during class in late October. The final exam will take place during the December exam period. Textbook: Modern Physics (5th edition)
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Unformatted text preview: by Paul Tipler and Ralph Llewellyn (WH Freeman) Topics: Special Relativity Compton Scattering - light as a particle Davisson-Germer Experiment - electrons as waves de Broglie waves uncertainty principle elementary particles concepts in General Relativity Right to submit in English or French written work that is to be graded: In accord with McGill Universitys Charter of Students Rights, students in this course have the right to submit in English or in French any written work that is to be graded. Academic Integrity McGill University values academic integrity. Therefore all students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures (see www.mcgill.ca/students/srr/honest/ for more information)....
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