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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 6.1 - Basic Properties of Atoms

Section 6.2 - Scattering Experiments and the Thomson Model

Section 6.3 - The Rutherford Nuclear Atom

Section 6.4 - Line Spectra

Section 6.5 - The Bohr Model

Section 6.6 - The Franck-Hertz Experiment

Section 6.7 The Correspondence Principle

Section 6.8 - Deficiencies of the Bohr Model