Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

PHYS 542 - INTRO NUCLEAR&PARTIC PHYSICS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE PHYSICS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 311
Description: Survey of history and current state of nuclear and particle physics with the emphasis on experimental results and how they led to our current understanding of the strong and electroweak interactions. Some recent advances are discussed in detail. Requires completion of a Monte Carlo simulation project. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: PHYS 411. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PHYS 542 if student has credit for PHYS 411.