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Summer 2003




PHYS 105  Ideas in Astronomy (MS)                                 3 credits
A general-interest course that covers observations, models and theories of the solar system, the stars and the galaxies. Students also become acquainted with the history of astronomy. Prerequisite: Mathematical ability at the level of high school algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Minimal mathematics required: If you can compute a 15% tip, you can do the needed math. For more information contact tdymsk1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0234] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             DYMSKI, T
            TuWTh.....10:00am-12:05pm (PHYS201)


PHYS 111  Basic Physics I (MS)                                    4 credits
A general physics course intended primarily for students in psychology, biology and the health-related sciences. Topics include mechanics, heat, and sound. Prerequisite: High school mathematics including trigonometry or MATH 150. Note: This course satisfies the minimum requirements of medical and dental schools. During summer, there are three two-hour lectures and two two-hour labs per week. For more information contact reno@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci plus lab. GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0235] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             RENO, R
            TuWTh......9:00am-11:05am (PHYS107)
            TuTh......11:45am- 1:35pm (PHYS108) LAB


PHYS 112  Basic Physics II (MS)                                   4 credits
Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. For more information contact choo@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0236] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             CHOO, C
            MWF........9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)
            MW........11:30am- 1:20pm         LAB
[0237] 7061 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             CHOO, C
            MWF........9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)
            MW.........2:00pm- 3:50pm (PHYS109) LAB


PHYS 121  Introductory Physics I (MS)                             4 credits
This course emphasizes classical mechanics. Topics include force, particle kinematics and dynamics, equilibrium, Newton’s laws of motion and gravitation, rotational motion, collisions, momentum, energy and conservation laws. Pre- or corequisite: MATH 151. For more information contact kramer@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0238] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             KRAMER, I
            MWF........9:00am-11:50am (PHYS201)


PHYS 122  Introductory Physics II (MS)                            4 credits
This course emphasizes electricity, magnetism, heat and thermodynamics. Topics include Coulomb’s law, Gauss’s law, electric fields and electric potential, currents, simple circuits and Kirchoff’s laws, generation of magnetic fields by charges in motion, electromagnetic induction, magnetic materials, oscillatory circuits, an introduction to Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic radiation, temperature, heat and the laws of thermodynamics. Prerequisite: PHYS 121. Corequisite: MATH 152. For more information contact takacs@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0239] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             TAKACS, L
            TuThF......9:00am-11:50am (ACIV145)


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