Credit units: 1
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 1.5 Lecture hours and 1.5 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics
Provides a brief introduction to quantum physics, atomic physics and nuclear physics for students of engineering. Topics include evidence for wave-particle duality of photons and electrons, blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, Compton effect, line spectra, atomic models, nuclear models, radioactivity, nuclear fission and fusion.
Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the College of Engineering.
Prerequisite(s): Physics 30 or PHYS 90; and (Mathematics B30 and C30; or Foundations of Mathematics 30; or PreCalculus 30).
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): GE 102.
Note: Students with credit for all four of BIOL 102.1, CHEM 142.1, GEOL 102.1 and PHYS 152.1 will receive 3 credit units of elective credit in Arts & Science B.Sc. or B.A.&Sc. programs, and 3 credit units of science or elective credit in B.A., B.F.A., or B.Mus. programs. Students who do not pass all four courses will receive no credit in Arts & Science programs.
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