PS 115: Advanced Physics Laboratory

Course Number and Title: PS 115 (Advanced Physics Laboratory)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 3
Prerequisite: PS 43

Course Description:
This course is intended for Physics and Engineering majors who have already completed an introductory calculus-based Physics course. This is a laboratory course on selected topics from the major areas in physics providing the methods and procedures of experimental physics at an advanced level and familiarization with the design and use of modern research equipment.

Laboratory Manual provided by the Physics Department.
Beiser, A. (1991), Modern Technical Physics (6th ed). USA: Addison Wesley.
Giancoli, D. (2008). Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics (4th ed). USA: Prentice Hall.
Giancoli, D. (2008). Physics: Principles with Applications with Mastering Physics (6th ed). USA: Addison Wesley.
Halliday, D., Resnick, R., and Walker, J. (2010). Fundamentals of Physics Extended (9th ed). USA: Wiley.
Serway, R., Moses, C., and Moyer, C. (2004). Modern Physics (2nd ed). USA: Brooks Cole.
Tipler, P. and Mosca, G. (2007). Physics for Scientists and Engineers (6th ed). USA: W.H. Freeman.
Young, H. and Freedman, R. (2007). University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (12th ed). USA: Addison Wesley.

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