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: 75% - 89%
|SECTION 01 - 1st Quarter|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
David Morin, SPECIAL RELATIVITY FOR THE ENTHUSIASTIC BEGINNER
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly problem sets and bi-weekly quizzes.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course, along with PHYS217, may provide an entry point into the Physics Major for students placing out of PHYS 113. Students are advised that they should have had physics with calculus in order to be adequately prepared for this course.
|Instructor(s): Morgan,Thomas J. Times: ..T.R.. 02:50PM-04:10PM; Location: SCIE216; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 5||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 4||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 8||FR: 8|