MODERN PHYSICS [PHY 2103.001] MONDAYS/WEDNESDAYS/FRIDAYS 1:00–1:50PM, AET 0.204

INSTRUCTOR: DR. NICOLAS LARGE EMAIL: [email protected] OFFICE LOCATION: AET 3.392 OFFICE PHONE: (210)458-8279 OFFICE HOURS: ANY MUTUALLY CONVENIENT TIME. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. COURSE DESCRIPTION This course covers special relativity, Planck’s Radiation Law, elements of quantum mechanics, atomic and molecular structures, spectra, the atomic nucleus, nuclear reactions, and an introduction to elementary particles

COURSE PREREQUISITES •

PHY 1963 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II and MAT 2214 Calculus III completed with a grade of C or better, or consent of instructor.

COURSE TEXTBOOK AND MATERIALS 

Modern Physics, 2nd ed., by Randy Harris, Addison-Wesley Publishing

COURSE REQUIREMENTS IMPORTANT: This is a fast-paced course covering roughly one chapter per week. Students are expected to read at least 2 chapters in advance to better assimilate the material and be in a position to participate by asking pertinent questions in class. As an essential part of this course learning process in-class participation in discussions of the subject matter is a must. Homework/Assignment: Groups of 4-5 students will be formed. Homework problems will be assigned and the solutions posted in blackboard. For each assignment each group will turn-in one answer sheet. All the assignments will be graded based on the group’s work. Each group will write/sign a contract defining how the group will operate for the homeworks. Late homework policy: Late homework is worth ¼ compared to homework turned-in on time. If they are returned 10 days past the due date, then it is an automatic zero.

GRADING The final course grade will be based on the following scale: A = 90–100

Assignments

B = 80–89

15%

C = 70–79

D = 60–69

F = 0–59

Homework assignments (lowest grade will be dropped)

Participation 15% Active participation in class Four exams will be given during the semester. Each exam will be chosen Average grade 70% (4 exams) from the problems given as homework. Total / 100% Final Grade

Syllabus revised on Mar. 9, 2017

Extra Credit: These opportunities will be outlined in class.

UTSA SERVICES AND POLICIES Information about the following services/policies can be found at: http://provost.utsa.edu/syllabus.asp       

Counseling Services - http://utsa.edu/counsel/ Student Code of Conduct and Scholastic Dishonesty - http://utsa.edu/infoguide/appendices/b.html#sd Students with Disability Services - www.utsa.edu/disability Supplemental Instruction Services - http://utsa.edu/trcss/si/ Transitory/Minor Medical Issues - http://provost.utsa.edu/syllabus.asp Tutoring Services – Tomás Rivera Center - http://utsa.edu/trcss/tutoring/ The Roadrunner Creed - https://utsa.edu/about/creed/

COPYRIGHT AND FAIR USE For more information on copyright, see the University of Texas System Office of General Counsel web site. A printed copy is also available at the Reference, Circulation and Multimedia Center service desks in the Library. For local guidance, please contact the UTSA Library at 210.458.7506 and check the information at http://lib.utsa.edu/About/Policies/copyright.html.

CHANGES This syllabus is provided for informational purposes regarding anticipated course content and schedule of courses. It is based upon the most recent information available on the date of its issuance and is as accurate and complete as possible. I reserve the right to make any changes necessary and/or appropriate. I will make every effort to communicate any changes in a timely manner. Students are responsible for the awareness of these changes.

Syllabus revised on Mar. 9, 2017

modern physics [phy 2103.001]

MONDAYS/WEDNESDAYS/FRIDAYS 1:00–1:50PM, AET 0.204. INSTRUCTOR: DR. NICOLAS LARGE. EMAIL: [email protected] OFFICE LOCATION: AET 3.392. OFFICE PHONE: (210)458-8279. OFFICE HOURS: ANY MUTUALLY CONVENIENT TIME. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. COURSE DESCRIPTION.

106KB Sizes 2 Downloads 61 Views

Recommend Documents

PK phy-health_exam_form.pdf
Circle the Provider Credential Type: MD DO PA ARNP. Address: Telephone: Page 1 of 1. PK phy-health_exam_form.pdf. PK phy-health_exam_form.pdf. Open.

University-Physics-With-Modern-Physics-Volume-1 ...
University-Physics-With-Modern-Physics-Volume-1-Chs-1-20-14th-Edition.pdf. University-Physics-With-Modern-Physics-Volume-1-Chs-1-20-14th-Edition.pdf.