PHY (Physics)

 

 

PHY 1101, 2101, 3101, 4101 Physics Practicum

Each course, one hour

Experiences may involve teaching physics, radioisotope technology, electronics, atomic and nuclear physics, and sound and acoustics. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

Offered upon sufficient request

 

PHY 1114 Fundamentals of Physics I

Four hours

An introductory study of the principles of mechanics and waves and sound. Primarily for Biology, Construction Management, and Sports Medicine majors. Three hours lecture-discussion and one two-hour laboratory period per week.  Prerequisites: MTH 1113 and 1122.

Offered fall semester

 

PHY 1124 Fundamentals of Physics II

Four hours

An introductory study of the principles of thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Primarily for Biology, Construction Management, and Sports Medicine majors. Three hours lecture-discussion and one two-hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: PHY 1114.

Offered spring semester

 

PHY 2114 General Physics I

Four hours

A study of the principles of mechanics and waves and sound. Primarily for Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Engineering majors. Prerequisite: MTH 1134.

Offered fall semester

 

PHY 2124 General Physics II

Four hours

A study of the principles of thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Primarily for Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Engineering majors. Prerequisite: PHY 2114.

Offered spring semester

 

PHY 3113 Thermal Sciences

Three hours

An introduction to the thermal sciences of mechanical engineering providing an overview of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer. Three hours lecture-discussion per week (Same as ME 3113). Prerequisites: MTH 1144 and PHY 2124.

Offered fall semester

 

PHY 3173 Selected Topics

Three hours

Topics chosen from the many branches of physics such as optics, sound and acoustics, nuclear physics, astronomy, and theoretical physics. May be repeated for credit when content differs. Prerequisite: consent of instructor

Offered upon sufficient request

 

PHY 3223 Thermodynamics

Three hours

A continuation from ME 3113 or PHY 3113 of the study of the laws of classical thermodynamics with a brief introduction to compressible flow. Energy conservation in closed and flowing systems. Application to power and refrigeration cycles. Three hours lecture-discussion per week. (Same as ME 3223). Prerequisites: ME 3113 or PHY 3113, and MTH 1144.

Offered spring semester

 

PHY 4123 Electromagnetics

Three hours

Application of Maxwell's equations to transmission lines, waveguides, and antennas. Include antenna design. Three hours lecture-discussion per week. (Same as EE 4123). Prerequisite: EN 3413.

Offered spring semester