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Summer 2004




PHYS 100  Ideas in Physics (MS)                                   3 credits
A one-semester, general interest course for the non-science major introducing concepts of classical physics such as mechanics, electromagnetism, thermo-dynamics and optics, along with how a physicist views the world. Prerequisite: Mathematical ability at the level of high school algebra, geometry and trigonometry. For more information contact mpanunto@calpoly.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0241] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             PANUNTO, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (PHYS201)


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 will become acquainted with the history of astronomy. Prerequisite: Mathematical ability at the level of high school algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. 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.
[0242] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             DYMSKI, T
            TuWTh.....10:00am-12:05pm (PHYS107)


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 2-hour lectures and two 2-hour labs per week. For more information contact reno@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci plus lab. GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0243] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             RENO, R
            TuWTh......9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)
            TuTh......11:30am- 1:20pm (PHYS108) LAB
[0244] 6061 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             RENO, R
            TuWTh......9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)
            TuTh.......2:00pm- 3:50pm (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.
[0245] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             CHOO, C
            MWF........9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)
            WF.........2:00pm- 3:50pm (PHYS109) LAB
[0246] 7061 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             CHOO, C
            MWF........9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)
            WF........11:30am- 1:20pm (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.
[0247] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             KRAMER, I
            MWF........9:00am-11:50am (PHYS201)


PHYS 122  Introductory Physics II (MS)                            4 credits
This course emphasizes electricity, magnetism, heat and thermo-dynamics. 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.
[0248] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             TAKACS, L
            TuThF......9:00am-11:50am (LH5 ...)


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