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Hricdlumrs') ‘ The Department of Physrcs permits use of Plan A or Plan B to satisfy the
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anization re uirements for the MS. or M.A. degree. For Plan B the additional course
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’“rd‘ase “‘1 401 Structure of Physical Systems. (3) S '
l A lecture course introducing the mechanical and electromagnetic principles upon which the '
(3) I S analyses of many physical systems rest, with specific discussions of the properties of the .
f following: the atom, crystal structure, the atomic nucleus, and nucleons. Lectures, five hours.
gdcfterniina- Prereq: Employment as a high school science teacher. Staff.
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501 Orientation In Modern Physzcs for Teachers. ( 3)
Review of fundamentals of physics. Discussion of problems associated with high school
physics teaching. Recent developments in physics. Prereq: Employment as high school
)dd YCHIS) I science teacher. Stat}.
gxnt‘i‘oflfi 502 Orientation in Modern Physics for Teachers. (3)
Three hours Review of fundamentals of classical physics; treatment of atomic and nuclear physics, solid
state, and other topics of current interest. Prereq: Employment as high school science
teacher. Stat}.
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Uscussionsor 504 Theoretical Mechanics. (3) ,
2e hours 139: A lecture and problem course covering the fundamental laws of mechanics. Topics include
and consen| kinematics of a particle, statics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, constrained
motion, and oscillatory motion. Prereq: Physics 232, 242; and Mathematics 212. Branden-
ven years) .
evaluationin 508 OPtICS- (3)
rinciples and A lecture and problem course covering the basic phenomena of optics. Topics include thick
lenses, apertures, wave motion, interference, diffraction, polarization, and the theory of
. selected optical instruments. Prereq: Physics 232, 242; and Mathematics 212. Hanan.
' 510 Spectroscopy. (3)
e With the” hlecture and problem course dealing with the production, recording, measuring, and
ll 8 interpretation of atomic and molecular spectra. Topics include basic principles of atomic
2) I: l I structure, Spectographs, photometry, and spectographic analysis. Prereq: Physics 232, 242;
and problem! ‘ and Mathematics 212. Hanlm.
512 Experimental Physics: Electricity and Magnetism. (2)
(2) us An advanced laboratory course in electrical measurements. It includes calibration and use
1 0f the quadrant electrometer, the d’Arsonval galvanometer and the Type K Potentiometer;
)f approllmla absolute determinations of electrical quantities. Prereq. or coreq: Physics 516 or equivalent.
,nity workw- Cabbard.
(3) 1,51 514 Vacuum Tubes and Circuit Theory. (3)
on individull A lECture and problem course covering the theory of vacuum tubes and associated circuits.
real problem It Includes the solution of selected electronic circuits by the method of the Laplace transform.
Pme‘l: Physics 232, 242; and Mathematics 212. Kern.
(2) 11,5 515 Theory of Measurements. (3)
tative athltli't A lecture and problem course in the analysis of experimental data. Topics include finding
mmagemerltl an empirical equation to fit a set of data, approximations, probability distributions, errors
and devrations. Prereq: Physics 504 and Mathematics 212. Honda.