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PHYS 070 PO - Spacetime, Quanta and Entropy with Laboratory

CrsNo PHYS070 PO

When Offered: Each fall.

Instructor(s): D. Whitaker; R. Mawhorter; A.Zook

Calculus-based introduction to principles of contemporary physics, designed especially for potential physics and astronomy majors. (Life-science students should take PHYS 041 PO/PHYS 042 PO). Topics include conservation laws, special relativity, quantum physics and thermal physics, all viewed from a 21st-century perspective. Prerequisites: high school physics and completion or concurrent enrollment in one of the following: MATH 030 PO , MATH 031 PO , MATH 031H PO , MATH 031S PO , MATH 032 PO  or MATH 032S PO . Sophomores and above may enroll only with permission.

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