Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

PHYS 542 001 (CRN: 13543)

INTRO NUCLEAR&PARTIC PHYSICS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE PHYSICS
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Instructor: Geurts, Frank
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR HBH 427 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: PHYS 311
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 4
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 11
Enrollment data as of: 14-AUG-2022 1:10PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-DEC-2021  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R TBA TBA
 
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. Cross-list: PHYS 411. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PHYS 542 if student has credit for PHYS 411.