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 14.1 - The Four Basic Forces

Section 14.2 - Classifying Particles

Section 14.3 - Conservation Laws

Section 14.4 - Particle Interactions and Decays

Section 14.5 - Energy and Momentum in Particle Decays

Section 14.6 - Energy and Momentum in Particle Reactions

Section 14.7 - The Quark Structure of Mesons and Baryons

Section 14.8 - The Standard Model