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Multiple Course Revisions

 

Rev: 07/2004

 
University of Minnesota, Morris

 

Multiple Course Revisions

 

 

USE FOR CATALOG YEAR CHANGES ONLY

This form is for presenting changes to Curriculum Committee; the information will still need to be entered in ECAS.

Sending this form to Curriculum Committee for Approval means Department and Discipline approval has been received.

 

Date: September 7, 2006

Discipline: Physics

Curriculum Committee Approval Date:

 

 

Course Revision #1

Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

 

PHYS 3101 - Classical Mechanics (SCI)

(4.0 cr; Prereq-2101, Math 2101 or #; not offered 2005-06; fall, even years)

Kinematics and dynamics of a particle, oscillations, central-force motion, systems of particles, rigid-body rotations, gravitation, non-inertial coordinate systems, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations, dynamics of rigid bodies. (4 hrs lect)

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Eliminate outdated term-of-offering statement.

 

Course Revision #2

Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

 

PHYS 3201 - Mathematical Methods in Physics (SCI)

(4.0 cr; Prereq-Math 2101; offered when feasible; spring fall, even years)

Complex analytic functions, Taylor and Laurent series, calculus of residues, Fourier series and integrals, series solutions of differential equations, partial differential equations, special functions, applications to physics. (4 hrs lect)

 

Rationale (see instructions):

            Alter term of offering.

 

Course Revision #3

Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

 

PHYS 3301 - Optics (SCI-L)

(4.0 cr; Prereq-2101; not offered 2006-07; spring, even years)

Light as a wave phenomenon, electromagnetic nature of light, HuygensÕ principle, interference, diffraction--Fraunhofer and Fresnel, polarization, dispersion, absorption and scattering. (3 hrs lect, 3 hrs lab)

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Eliminate outdated term-of-offering statement.


 

Course Revision #4

Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

 

PHYS 3401 - Experimental Physics (SCI-L)

(4.0 cr; Prereq-2101; fall, odd years)

An introduction to modern experimental methods. (3 hrs lect, 3 hrs lab)

 

Rationale (see instructions):

            Alter term of offering.

 

Course Revision #5

Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

 

PHYS 3501 - Statistical Physics (SCI)

(4.0 cr; Prereq-2101; not offered 2005-06; spring, odd years)

Probability distributions, statistical ensembles, statistical thermodynamics, ideal gases, quantum statistics, kinetic theory of transport phenomena. (4 hrs lect)

 

Rationale (see instructions):

      Eliminate outdated term-of-offering statement.

 

Course Revision #6

Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

 

PHYS 4101 - Electromagnetism (SCI)

(4.0 cr; Prereq-2101, Math 2101 or #; not offered 2006-07; fall, odd years)

Vector calculus, electrostatics, Laplace and Poisson equations, dielectrics, magnetostatics, magnetic properties of matter, electromagnetic induction, Maxwell's equations, electrodynamics, electromagnetic waves. (4 hrs lect)

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Eliminate outdated term-of-offering statement.