Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Relativity and Quanta (PHYS 242 / ENPH 242)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Rau
Next Session: Fall 2016
http://www.physics.queensu.ca/~phys242/

Prerequisites: PHYS 104 or 106 (a grade of C is recommended), APSC 111, APSC 112
Exclusions: 

Description:

Evidence for relativistic effects. Kinematics and dynamics in special relativity, Minkowski diagram, applications. Evidence for quanta, spectra, Bohr atom, quantum statistics. Descriptive nuclear physics, radioactivity, elementary particles.

Lecture: 3, Lab:0, Tutorial: 0.5

Academic Units (ENPH242)

Mathematics: 0
Natural Sciences: 42
Complementary Studies: 0
Engineering Science: 0
Engineering Design: 0
 

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