PHS 1120: Principles of Modern Physical Science

Description

Explores fundamental concepts of modern physics with minimized computation. Main topics covered are properties of light and sound, electromagnetism, and theories of relativity by Einstein.

Outcomes

  1. Analyze the physical properties of sound.
  2. Explain the governing force of electricity.
  3. Describe modern applications of various magnetic phenomena.
  4. Interpret various phenomena using the wave-particle duality of light.
  5. Outline the applications of nuclear physics.
  6. Differentiate Einstein’s theories of relativity.

Prerequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Conceptual physics (Rev: 12th ed.)

Publisher: Pearson (2015)
Author: Hewitt, P. G.
ISBN: 9780321909107
Price: $90.71

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