PS 54: Physics IV, Lecture

Course Number and Title: PS 54 (Physics IV, Lecture)
Date Revised: Oct. 8, 2010
Number of Units: 3
Prerequisites: PS 53, PS 53.1
 

Course Description:
This course introduces the basic concepts of modern Physics. Topics include relativity, photons, electrons, atoms, wave nature of particles, quantum mechanics, atomic structure, molecules and condensed matter, nuclear physics, particle physics, and cosmology.
 

Bibliography:
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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