Earth to Mars

Modern Physics

Modern Physics is a survey course. It covers a broad scope of topics at a very shallow level. It is meant to introduce and familiarize you with the material for use in later courses. These topics include Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, and Statistical Mechanics.

The prerequisites for this course are: Calculus IIPhysics I and Physics II

This course is a co- or prerequisite for: Multivariable Calculus, and Differential Equations

Book resources 

Section 12.1 - Nuclear Constituents

Section 12.2 - Nuclear Sizes and Shapes

Section 12.3 - Nuclear Masses and Binding Energies

Section 12.4 - The Nuclear Force

Section 12.5 - Quantum States in Nuclei

Section 12.6 - Radioactive Decay

Section 12.7 - Alpha Decay

Section 12.8 - Beta Decay

Section 12.9 - Gamma Decay and Nuclear Excited States

Section 12.10 - Natural Radioactivity