PHY215 Schedule

Precision: +- 1 day

week
#
Monday
Date
Source chapter lectures Set # TR problems
or other
due
1: 8.30 TR 1,2 Special Theory of Relativity
wed fri
1 ch 2: 23, 24, 25, 28 9.5
2: 9.4 TR 2 Special Theory of Relativity
(no class 9/4)
9/5: Homework Workshop
wed fri
2 ch 2: 31, 51, 54, 66, 90, D1, D2 9.11
3: 9.11 HO 19, 20 Thermodynamics
tue wed fri
3 ch 19: 15, 46, 50, 61, 72, 75; ch 20: 11, 19, 25, 55 9.21
4: 9.18 HO 21 Thermodynamics
tue wed fri
4 ch 21: 3, 7, 23, 42 9.26
5: 9.25 TR 3 Experimental Basis
of Quantum Theory
tue wed fri
5 ch 3: 17, 18, 27, 33, 35, 39, 43, 47, 48 10.3
Exam #1 (Friday, 10/6) covering TR 2, HO 19, 20, 21
6: 10.2 TR 4 Structure of the Atom
tue wed fri(exam#1)
6 ch 4: 5, 8, 14, 22, 23, 24, 25, 30, 10.12
7: 10.9 TR 5 Wave properties of matter
and Quantum Mechanics I
tue wed fri
7 ch 5: 5, 15, 18, 26, 42, 44 10.17
8: 10.16 TR 6 Quantum Mechanics II
tue wed fri
8 ch 6: 5, 11, 17, 21, 35, 37, 39, 43 10.24
9: 10.23 TR 7 The Hydrogen Atom
tue wed fri
9 ch 7: 3, 10, 14, 16, 20, 24 11.2
Exam #2 (Friday 11/10) …covers chapters 3 through 7
10: 10.3 TR 8 Atomic Physics
tue wed fri
10 ch 8: 8, 21, 24, 26, 32, 37 11.9
11: 11.6 TR 9 Statistical Physics
tue wed fri
11 ch 9: 5, 16, 21, 25, 26, 35, 49 11.20
12: 11.13 TR 12 The Atomic Nucleus tue wed fri 12 ch 12: 4, 8, 13, 17, 26, 37, 50, 51 11.27
13: 11.20 TR 13 Nuclear Interactions
mon tue NOT wed!
13 ch 13: 1, 8, 14, 26, 30, 31, 43
Exam #3 (Friday 12/1) …covers chapters 8,9,12
14: 11.27 TR 14 Particle Physics 14 ch: 14 TBD 12.4
15: 12.4 TR 15 General Relativity
wed thu
15 ch: 15 TBD 12.11
FINAL 12.11 3:00 – 5:00 location: BPS 1420 covers whole course, plus chapters 13 and 14