PHY215 Schedule

version 1.0 This may evolve…strive for precision: ± 1 day ("ws" = homework workshop) ("BW" = Bauer and Westfall) ("TR" = Thornton and Rex)

wk# Mon Ch # lectures Set # homeworkTR, BW, other problems due
1: 8.30 TR 1,2 Special Theory of Relativity wed fri 1
2: 9.5 TR 2 Special Theory of Relativity tue wed fri 2 ch 2: 23, 24, 25, 28, 31, 51, 54, 66, D1, D2 9.12
3: 9.11 BW17, BW18 Thermodynamics (tue, ws) mon wed fri 3 ch 17: 44,52; ch 18: 29,32,34,37,51 9.19
4: 9.18 BW19, BW20& TR3 Thermodynamics (skip 19.6, 19.7) & Experimental Basis of Quantum Theory (tue, ws) mon wed fri 4 ch 19: 29,32,37,45,54,57,59; ch 20: 26,33,45,53 9.26
5: 9.25 TR 3 Exp Basis, cont. & Structure of the Atom (tue, ws) mon wed 5 ch 3: 17, 18, 27, 33, 35, 39 10.3
Exam #1 (Friday, 9/29) covering TR 2, BW 17, 18, 19, 20
6: 10.2 TR 4 Structure of the Atom &(tue, ws) mon wed fri 6 ch 3: 43, 47, 48; ch 4: 5, 8, 14, 22, 23, 24, 25, 30 10.12
7: 10.9 TR 4 and 5 Structure of the Atom & Wave properties of matter Quantum Mechanics I mon, tues, wed, fri 7 ch 5: 5, 15, 18, 26, 42, 44 10.17
8: 10.16 TR 6 Quantum Mechanics II (tue, ws) mon wed fri 8 ch 6: 5, 11, 17, 21, 35, 37, 39, 43 10.24
9: 10.23 TR 7 The Hydrogen Atom (tue, ws) mon wed 9 ch 7: 3, 10, 14, 16, 20, 24 10.31
Exam #2 (Friday 10/27) …covers chapters 3 through possibly 6
10: 10.30 TR 8 Atomic Physics (tue, ws) mon wed 10 ch 8: 8, 21, 24, 26, 32, 37 11.7
Exam #2 (Friday 10/27) …covers chapters 3 through 7
11: 11.6 TR 9 Statistical Physics (tue, ws) mon wed fri 11 ch 9: 5, 16, 21, 25, 26, 35, 49 11.14
12: 11.13 TR 12 The Atomic Nucleus (tue, ws) mon wed fri 12 ch 12: 4, 8, 13, 17, 26, 37, 50, 51 11.21
13: 11.20 TR 13 Nuclear Interactions (tue, ws) mon NOT wed! not fri 13 ch 13: 1, 8, 14, 26, 30, 31, 43 11.28
14: 11.27 TR 14 Particle Physics (tue, ws) mon wed fri 14 ch: 14 TBD 12.5
Exam #3 (Friday 12/1) …covers chapters 8,9,12,13
15: 12.4 TR 15 General Relativity (tue, ws) mon wed fri 15 ch: 15 TBD 12.11
FINAL 12.11 3:00 – 5:00 location: BPS 1420 covers whole course, plus chapters 13 and 14