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Course Descriptions

The physics curriculum is designed to develop a strong foundation in classical and modern physics, which will serve as a basis for future specialization, for additional study at the graduate level, and for design and development work in industrial laboratories. The curriculum emphasizes basic physical concepts, and includes extensive work in mathematics and related areas.

PH 265 - Fundamentals of Nuclear Physics & Radiation

  • Credit Hours: 3R-3L-4C
  • Term Available: S
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: No
  • Prerequisites: PH 112 and MA 221
  • Corequisites: None

Relativity, black-body radiation, the Bohr model, physics of the nucleus, fission and fusion, reactors, nuclear radiation, radiation damage, medical applications.

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