



Courses


 PHY 3300  Introductory Modern Physics
Introduction to relativity, quantum
phenomena, atomic structure, quantum mechanics, condensed matter
physics, quantum optics, nuclear physics, elementary particles, and
antiparticles. Syllabus
 PHY 3310  Modern Physics
Laboratory
Laboratory course to
accompany PHY 3300. Hands on experiments in logical rigorous analysis of
phenomena of modern physics.
 AST 2010  Descriptive
Astronomy
Introduction to the
concepts and methods of modern astronomy; the solar system, stars,
galaxies, and cosmology; including recent discoveries about the planets,
moon, sun, pulsars, quasars, and black holes.
Syllabus
 PHY 5200 Mechanical
Phenomena
Dynamics of particles and systems including central force motion, coupled oscillations, and waves in elastic media. Syllabus
 PHY 6500  Thermodynamics & Kinetic Theory
Laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic equilibrium, applications of kinetic theory of gases, basic introduction to classical and quantum statistical description of physical systems with large numbers of particles. Syllabus
 PHY 8891  Special Topics
Topics and other prerequisites for each
section to be announced in Schedule of Classes each semester.




Textbooks





A Guide to Physics Problems, Part I:
Mechanics, Relativity and Electrodynamics, Sidney Cahn and
Boris Nadgorny, Kluwer, New York, 1994
Search Inside this Book Synopsis 





A Guide to Physics
Problems Part II: Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics and Quantum
Mechanics,
Sidney Cahn, Gerald Mahan, and Boris Nadgorny, Kluwer, New York,
1997
Synopsis 
Copyright ©2006 Boris Edward Nadgorny

