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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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Phys 232 - Fundamentals of Physics: Wave, Optics and Modern Physics

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PHYSICS 232 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS Wave Optics and Modern Physics Dr Kate Jones Ayres 220a kgrzywac utk edu General Information Class Hours 11 15 12 05 Mon Wed Fri Office Hours 14 00 16 00 Wed Fri and by appointment Text Young Freedman University Physics 11th Edition with Modern Physics ISBN 0 8053 9185 1 Recommended The 12th edition of the text is now available ISBN 0 8053 2187 X If you cannot get a copy of the 11th edition then you should use this new edition Some page numbers and exercises may be different General Course Description Continuation of 231 This course covers material concerning waves sound light optics relativity quantum mechanics and other aspects of modern physics Prerequisites Physics 231 is a prerequisite The course and text presume a familiarity with calculus and calculus concepts A background in mathematics up to the level of Math 141 142 or equivalent is highly recommended and is probably necessary for success in the course Lecture Notes and Course Updates Lecture notes and updates including definite dates for exams will be posted on Online UT blackboard I may post lecture notes on the physics website however please note that lectures and blackboard are my primary modes of communication with the class Ayres 220a is not on the main corridor enter through room 218 or 220 Reading Assignments Reading the relevant chapter or sections for each week s lectures is a compulsory and vital part of the course Course material Reading Lectures Chapter 13 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 32 Chapter 33 Chapter 34 Chapter 35 Chapter 36 Chapter 37 Chapter 38 Chapter 39 Chapter 40 Chapter 41 Chapter 42 Chapter 43 Chapter 44 Subject Material Intro oscillations SHM Mechanical waves Sound Electromagnetic Waves Light Geometric optics Inteference Diffraction Relativity Photons electrons and atoms Wave nature of particles Quantum mechanics Atomic structure Condensed matter Nuclear physics Particle physics Please consult the official UT final exam schedule for the date



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