Credit units: 2
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 0.8 Lecture hours and 1.2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics
This laboratory course focuses on experiments to observe and measure radioactivity. Students will learn to work with Geiger-Muller counters, Gamma spectrometers and Beta spectrometers. They will also measure properties of radioactive elements and beams. There will be five experiments and students will need 3 hours per experiment. For each experiment there will also be a 2 hour lecture.
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): PHYS 352, PHYS 255, or PHYS 383
Note: Students with credit for PHYS 381 or PHYS 353 may not take this course for credit. To facilitate registration, students must register for the prerequisite course prior to registering for EP 353, even if the two courses will be taken in the same term.
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