This calculus-based half-credit, half-semester introduction to Einstein's theory of special relativity promotes both a qualitative understanding of the subject and a quantitative problem-solving approach.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHYS)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 - 1st Quarter|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly problem sets and one hour in-class exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course, along with PHYS217, may provide an entry point into the Physics Major for exceptionally
well-prepared students. Students are advised that they should have had physics with calculus in order to be adequately prepared for this course.
|Instructor(s): Ellis,Fred M. Times: .M.W.F. 11:00AM-11:50AM; Location: SCIE201; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 5||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 8||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 8||FR: 8|