Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

PHYS 202 901 (CRN: 20012)

MODERN PHYSICS

Long Title: MODERN PHYSICS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Hulet, Randy
Meeting: 8:30AM - 9:25AM MWF FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: (PHYS 101 OR PHYS 111 OR PHYS 125 OR PHYS 141) AND (PHYS 102 OR PHYS 112 OR PHYS 126 OR PHYS 142)
Section Max Enrollment: 49
Section Enrolled: 25
Enrollment data as of: 27-OCT-2021 2:38PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
10-MAY-2021  
7:00PM - 10:00PM M TBA TBA
 
Description: An introductory course in modern physics. Topics include special relativity, early quantum theory, quantum mechanics, atomic physics, statistical physics, nuclear and particle physics. The course is descriptive in nature with emphasis on phenomena rather than on calculations.