PHYSICS 63L.01, Spring 2010

Course TitleAPPLICATIONS OF PHYSICS  
Class Time/Room WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM Physics 130
Instructor(s) Chang, Albert
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Course DescriptionIntended principally for students in engineering and the physical sciences as a continuation of Physics 62L. Topics include: mechanics from a microscopic perspective, the atomic nature of matter, energy, energy quantization, entropy, the kinetic theory of gases, the efficiency of engines, electromagnetic radiation, the photon nature of light, physical optics and interference, waves and particles, applications of wave mechanics. Not open to students having credit for Physics 42L or 54L. Instructor: Chang