# Engineering Physics (ENPH)

ENPH 211  Applied Physics  Units: 3.50
This course stresses the creation of physical models for real systems. Applications of vibrational motion are developed and a basic description of the properties of elastic media given. The methods required to predict the performance of physical or engineering systems are demonstrated using examples drawn from various fields of science and engineering with emphasis on mechanics and vibrations, waves and optics.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 11
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 31
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 213  Computational Eng. Physics  Units: 4.00
Introduction to the use of numerical methods in solving physics and engineering problems. A high-level language appropriate for engineering, such as Python, will be introduced and used throughout the course. Possible topics to be covered include numerical differentiation and integration (with applications in error propagation), root finding and optimization problems (including curve fitting), solution of linear systems of equations, finite-element modelling, fast Fourier transforms and Monte Carlo simulations.
(Lec: 2, Lab: 1.5, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: APSC 142 or APSC 143, MTHE 227 (MATH 227), MTHE 237 (MATH 237) or MTHE 225, ENPH 242 (PHYS 242) Corequisites: ENPH 211, ENPH 239 Exclusions: CMPE 271
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 12
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 21
Engineering Design 15
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 225  Mechanics  Units: 3.50
Extension of classical mechanics and engineering applications. Plane dynamics, relative motion and forces in moving and accelerated reference frames. Introduction to general three-dimensional motion of a rigid body, inertia tensor and steady-state precession. The laws of conservation of mass, momentum and energy.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: APSC 111, APSC 112, APSC 171, APSC 172, APSC 174 Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 42
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 239  Eng. Electricity & Magnetism  Units: 3.50
The experimental basis and mathematical description of electrostatics, magnetostatics and electromagnetic induction, together with a discussion of the properties of dielectrics and ferromagnetics, are presented. Both the integral and vector forms of Maxwell's equations are deduced.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: MTHE 227 (MATH 227) or MTHE 280 (MATH 280); APSC 111 and APSC 112 Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 17
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 25
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 242  Relativity And Quanta  Units: 3.50
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.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: APSC 111, APSC 112 Corequisites: Exclusions: PHYS 342
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 42
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 252  Mangmt Of Experimental Data  Units: 1.25
Error and uncertainties in experimental measurement, the propagation of errors. Probability and the Binomial, Poisson and Gaussian distribution functions, fitting of Poisson and Gaussian distributions to a sample population. Linear least-squares fitting, chi-squared. The graphical treatment and presentation of data; regression and power law analyses.
COURSE DELETED 2021-2022
(Lec: 1, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.25)
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 8
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 6
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

ENPH 253  Engineering Physics Laboratory  Units: 3.50
The demonstration of the basic techniques of the engineering physicist in the measurement of electric, magnetic and mechanical properties. The emphasis is on correct measurement techniques, error analysis, treatment of results and the presentation of data.
K3.5(Lec: Yes, Lab: Yes, Tut: Yes)
Requirements: Prerequisites: Corequisites: ENPH 211, ENPH 239 Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 15
Complementary Studies 12
Engineering Science 15
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 316  Mathematical Methods in Physics I  Units: 3.50
Methods of mathematics important for physicists. Complex arithmetic, series expansions and approximations of functions, Fourier series and transforms, vector spaces and eigenvalue problems, and differential equations.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: MTHE 227 (MATH 221 or MATH 280), MTHE 237 (MATH 225 or MATH 231) or MTHE 225 Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 312 (PHYS 312), MTHE 338 (MATH 338), MTHE 334 (MATH 334), MTHE 335 (MATH 335)
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 31
Natural Sciences 11
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 317  Mathematical Methods in Physics II  Units: 3.50
A continuation of PHYS 316. Partial differential equations, functions of a complex variable and contour integration, and special topics such as probability and statistics, group theory and non-linear dynamics
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 316 (PHYS 316) Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 312 (PHYS 312), MTHE 338 (MATH 338), MTHE 334 (MATH 334), MTHE 335 (MATH 335)
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 31
Natural Sciences 11
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 321  Advanced Mechanics  Units: 3.50
An introduction to the equations of mechanics using the Lagrange formalism and to the calculus of variations leading to Hamilton's principle. The concepts developed in this course are applied to problems ranging from purely theoretical constructs to practical applications. Links to quantum mechanics and extensions to continuous systems are developed.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 211 (PHYS 211), MTHE 226 (MATH 226) or MTHE 237 (MATH 237) or MTHE 225, MTHE 227 (MATH 227) Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 11
Natural Sciences 20
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 11
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 334  Electronics For Applied Scientists  Units: 5.00
The design of electronic circuits and systems, using commonly available devices and integrated circuits. The properties of linear circuits are discussed with particular reference to the applications of feedback; operational amplifiers are introduced as fundamental building blocks. Digital circuits are examined and the properties of the commonly available I.C. types are studied; their use in measurement, control and signal analysis is outlined. Laboratory work is closely linked with lectures and provides practical experience of the subjects covered in lectures.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 1.5, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ELEC 221 Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 333 (PHYS 333)
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 27
Engineering Design 33
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 336  Solid State Devices  Units: 3.25
This course deals with the fundamental concepts of solid state materials and the principles of operation of modern electronic and optoelectronic devices. Topics in materials include crystal structure, energy bands, carrier processes and junctions. Topics in device operation include p-n junction diodes, bipolar junction transistors, field-effect junction transistors, metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors, and optoelectronic devices.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.25)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ELEC 252, ELEC 280 or ENPH 239 (PHYS 239) Corequisites: Exclusions: PHYS 335
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 18
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 21
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 344  Intro. To Quantum Mechanics  Units: 3.50
Matter waves. Postulates of wave mechanics. Stationary states and one-dimensional potentials. Particle tunnelling and scattering states. Introduction to matrix mechanics and Dirac notation. Quantized angular momentum, and the H atom.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: MTHE 237 (MATH 225 or MATH 231 or MATH 232) or MTHE 225, MTHE 227 (MATH 221 OR MATH 280), ENPH 242 (PHYS 242), ENPH 211 (PHYS 211) Corequisites: Exclusions: CHEM 313
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 11
Natural Sciences 31
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 345  Quantum Physics Of Atoms  Units: 3.50
Spin. Addition of angular momentum. Many electron atoms and the periodic table. Introduction to perturbation theory and Fermi's golden rule. Time dependent perturbations, including stimulated emission. Introduction to nuclear and particle physics.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 344 (PHYS 344) Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 11
Natural Sciences 20
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 11
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 353  Engineering Physics Experiment Design  Units: 2.50
A course on the design of advanced physics experiments. Students learn advanced measurement techniques in the context of modern physics experiments, including nanoscience, quantum physics, optics and particle physics. The lectures cover probability and the statistical interpretation of data, methods of measurement, and how to design an experiment. Students spend the majority of the term on an experimental project of their choosing, researching, assembling, carrying out the experiment, analyzing and presenting the results.
(Lec: 1, Lab: 1.5, Tut: 0)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 251 (PHYS 251) OR ENPH 253 Corequisites: ENPH 344 Exclusions: ENPH 351 (PHYS 351)
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 8
Complementary Studies 8
Engineering Science 14
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 354  Engineering Physics Design Project  Units: 3.50
Students will apply technical knowledge, models, and computer-aided design tools to solve an open-ended design problem. The students will work in teams to design, built, and test a prototype device. The lectures provide background on the physics and engineering of the device and introduce the design tools and techniques that will be required to complete the project.
(Lec: 1, Lab: 2.5, Tut: 0)
Requirements: Prerequisites: APSC 200, APSC 293, ENPH 253 Corequisites: ENPH 213 or CMPE 271, ENPH 334 or ELEC 252 Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 11
Engineering Design 31
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 372  Thermodynamics  Units: 3.50
Temperature, equations of state, internal energy, first and second laws, entropy and response functions. Application to heat engines and refrigerators. Free energies, Legendre transformations, changes of phase. Introduction to the Boltzmann factor and statistical mechanics. First offering in winter 2013.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 242 (PHYS 242) Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 274 (PHYS 274)
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 31
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 11
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 414  Introducation to General Relativity  Units: 3.00
Einstein's theory of gravity is developed from fundamental principles to a level which enables the student to read some of the current literature. Includes an introduction to computer algebra, an essential element of a modern introduction to Einstein's theory.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 321 (PHYS 321), ENPH 316 (PHYS 316) and ENPH 317 (PHYS 317) or ENPH 312 (PHYS 312) or MTHE 338 (MATH 338) Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 12
Natural Sciences 24
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 431  Electromagnetic Theory  Units: 3.50
An introduction to electromagnetic theory and some of its applications. Topics are: Maxwell's equations, properties of waves in free space, dielectrics, conductors and ionized media, reflection and refraction at the surfaces of various media, radiation of electromagnetic waves, antennae, wave-guides, and optical fibers.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: MTHE 226 (MATH 226) or MTHE 235 (MATH 235) or MTHE 237 (MATH 237) or MTHE 225 , MTHE 227 (MATH 227), ENPH 239 (PHYS 239) Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 332 (PHYS 332), PHYS 432
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 21
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 21
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 444  Advanced Quantum Physics  Units: 3.00
Perturbation theory. Scattering theory. Addition of angular momentum. Special topics: Many electron systems. Path integral formulation of quantum mechanics. Entanglement and quantum computing.
NOT OFFERED 2024-2025
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 345 (PHYS 345) Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 36
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 453  Advanced Physics Laboratory  Units: 3.50
This course provides students in Engineering Physics with experience in a range of advanced experimental techniques and analysis. A balanced selection of experiments are performed from fields including nuclear physics, applied physics, solid state physics, low temperature physics, and optics.
(Lec: 0, Lab: 3.5, Tut: 0)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 344 (PHYS 344), ENPH 345 (PHYS 345), ENPH 351 (PHYS 351) or ENPH 353 Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 450 (PHYS 450), ENPH 453 (PHYS 453)
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 11
Complementary Studies 11
Engineering Science 20
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 454  Advanced Engineering Physics Design Project  Units: 4.50
This course provides engineering physics students with a complete experience in advanced design and implementation. Working in groups, students undertake a large design project of their choice that reflects and further develops their knowledge of physics and engineering design. The students then build a prototype of their design to demonstrate the feasibility of project within the design constraints.
K4.5(Lec: No, Lab: No, Tut: No)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 354 Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 10
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 44
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 455  Engineering Physics Thesis  Units: 4.00
Students will be assigned individual design topics of the type a practicing engineering physicist might expect to encounter. They must develop a solution under the supervision of a faculty member, and give oral and written presentations to an examining committee. Grades will be based on the quality of the analysis of the problem, the proposed solution, and the written and oral presentations. The demonstration of effective written and oral communications skills is required.
K4(Lec: No, Lab: No, Tut: No)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 354 Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: FW
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 12
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 36
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 456  Advanced Engineering Physics Thesis I:  Units: 2.00
Students will be assigned individual research topics. Students must work under the supervision of a faculty member. Grade will be based on the progress in arriving at a solution to the assigned problem.
NOT OFFERED 2024-2025
(Lec: 0, Lab: 0, Tut: 2)
Offering Term: S
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 14
Engineering Design 10
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 457  Advanced Engineering Physics Thesis II  Units: 9.00
Continuation of ENPH 456. Upon completion of their thesis, students must give oral and written presentations to an examining committee. Grades will be based on the quality of the analysis of the problem, the proposed solution, and written and oral presentations. Demonstration of effective written and oral communications skills is required.
NOT OFFERED 2024-2025
(Lec: 0, Lab: 0, Tut: 9)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 456 Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 455
Offering Term: FW
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 28
Engineering Science 48
Engineering Design 32
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 460  Laser Optics  Units: 3.50
Topics and applications in modern physical optics, culminating with the development of the laser and its current applications. Topics include: Gaussian beam propagation, optical resonators, Fourier optics, fiber optics, holography, light-matter interaction using classical and semi-classical models, and the basic theory and types of lasers.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 239 (or PHYS 239), ENPH 344 (PHYS 344), or permission of the instructor Corequisites: ENPH 431 or permission of instructor Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 21
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 21
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 472  Statistical Mechanics  Units: 3.50
Phase space, the ergodic hypothesis and ensemble theory. Canonical and grand canonical ensembles. Partition functions. Ideal quantum gases. Classical gases and the liquid vapour transition. Introduction to techniques for interacting systems, including Monte Carlo simulations.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 213 and ENPH 372 Corequisites: Exclusions: ENCH 412
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 31
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 11
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 479  High Performance Computational Physics  Units: 3.00
A course to teach students how to use the tools of high performance computing facilities, and to have them employ these tools and various common numerical algorithms in the solution of numerical physics and engineering physics projects.
(Lec: 2, Lab: 0, Tut: 2)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 213, ENPH 344 Corequisites: ENPH 431 Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 9
Natural Sciences 18
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 9
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 480  Solid State Physics  Units: 3.50
An introduction to the properties of insulators, semiconductors and metals. Topics include: crystal structure, X-ray and neutron scattering, the reciprocal lattice, phonons, electronic energy bands, and the thermal, magnetic, optical and transport properties of solids.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 239 (PHYS 239), ENPH 345 (PHYS 345) Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 380 (PHYS 380), ENPH 481 (PHYS 481)
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 31
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 11
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 481  Solid State Device Physics  Units: 3.50
A course in the physics underlying solid state electronic and optical devices. The course presents an introduction to the electrical and optical properties of insulators, semiconductors and metals, including crystal structure, band theory, and electron transport. This is applied to obtain a physical understanding of the physics governing the behaviour of diodes, field effect and bipolar transistors, and other discrete optical and electronic devices.
NOT OFFERED 2024-2025
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 239 (PHYS 239), ENPH 344 (PHYS 344) Corequisites: Exclusions: ENPH 336 (PHYS 336), ENPH 380 (PHYS 380), ENPH 480 (PHYS 480)
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 12
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 30
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 483  Nanoscience & Nanotechnology  Units: 3.50
An examination of the key ideas, techniques and technologies in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Emphasis will be placed on the physics involved, measurement techniques, and technological applications. Topics covered are selected from the following: electrical and optical properties of quantum dots, quantum wires and nanotubes; quantum information technology; mesoscopic electronics; nanostructures on surfaces; and scanning-probe and optical microscopy.
NOT OFFERED 2024-2025
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 344 (PHYS 344), ENPH 336 (PHYS 336) or ENPH 380 (PHYS 380) or ENPH 480 (PHYS 480) or ENPH 481 Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 12
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 30
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 490  Nuclear And Particle Physics  Units: 3.50
A systematic introduction to low energy nuclear physics for advanced physics students. Lecture topics are: nucleon-nucleon forces, structure of nuclei, nuclear models, radioactivity, detection of nuclear radiation, electromagnetic, weak and strong interactions and an introduction to particle physics.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 345 (PHYS 345) Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 42
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 491  Physics Of Nuclear Reactors  Units: 3.50
The fundamental physics associated with a nuclear reactor. Emphasis will be on the interaction of neutrons, reactor kinetics and calculations required in reactor design. Topics discussed include: brief review of basic nuclear physics, neutron interactions and cross-sections, neutron diffusion, neutron moderation, theory of reactors, changes in reactivity, control of reactors.
NOT OFFERED 2024-2025
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year standing in Engineering Physics Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: F
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 30
Engineering Design 12
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 493  Plasma Physics  Units: 3.50
An introduction to plasma physics. The motions of single particles under the influence of various fields is considered first, followed by a fluid description of plasma. Topics also include plasma properties, waves in plasma, equilibrium and stability.
NOT OFFERED 2022-2023
(Lec: 3.0, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)
Requirements: Prerequisites: ENPH 239 (PHYS 239), MTHE 227, MTHE 237 Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 21
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 21
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering

ENPH 495  Intro To Medical Physics  Units: 3.00
Production and measurement of x-rays and charged particles for radiation therapy and nuclear medicine, interactions of radiation with matter and biological materials, interaction coefficients and radiation dosimetry, radiation safety, physics of medical imaging with examples from nuclear medicine ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0)
Requirements: Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year standing in Engineering Physics Corequisites: Exclusions:
Offering Term: W
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 9
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 27
Engineering Design 0
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

ENPH 555  Accelerated Engineering Physics Thesis  Units: 4.00
Undergraduate thesis for students enrolled in the Accelerated Masters Program in Engineering Physics. They must develop an engineering solution to an assigned program under the supervision of a faculty member and give oral and written presentations to an examining committee. Grades will be based on the quality of the analysis of the problem, the proposed solution, and the written and oral presentations. The demonstration of effective written and oral communications skills is required. Students in the Accelerated Masters program are expected to work the summer before with the supervisor.
K4(Lec: No, Lab: No, Tut: No)
Requirements: Prerequisites: PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 354 and acceptance in the Accelerated Masters Program Corequisites: Exclusions: Exclusions: ENPH 455, ENPH 456, ENPH 457
Offering Term: FW
CEAB Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 12
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 36
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.