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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 4.1 - De Broglie’s Hypothesis

Section 4.2 - Experimental Evidence for De Broglie Waves

Section 4.3 - Uncertainty Relationships for Classical Waves

Section 4.4 - Heisenberg Uncertainty Relationships

Section 4.5 - Wave Packets

Section 4.6 - The Motion of a Wave Packet

Section 4.7 - Probability and Randomness