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PHYS 225 - Relativity & Math Applications

Spring 2021

Official Description

Theory of Special Relativity, with applications to kinematics and dynamics. Key mathematical methods as they apply to aspects of electromagnetic theory and classical mechanics, including vector analysis, series expansions, matrices, Fourier analysis, partial differentiation, three-dimensional calculus, and simple differential equations. Course Information: Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in PHYS 212.

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Introduction to the theories of Special and General Relativity, with applications to kinematics and dynamics. Key mathematical methods as they apply to aspects of electromagnetic theory and classical mechanics, including vector analysis, series expansions, matrices, partial differentiation, three-dimensional calculus, and simple differential equations. Preference given to Physics majors and minors. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in PHYS 212.

Credit

2 hours

Texts

Special Relativity. 1st ed. CRC

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Relativity & Math ApplicationsA53724OLC21600 - 1650 T    Benjamin Hooberman
Relativity & Math ApplicationsD4A57367OD00900 - 1050 R    
Relativity & Math ApplicationsD4E58891OD01100 - 1250 R    
Relativity & Math ApplicationsD4J58892OD01300 - 1450 R    
Relativity & Math ApplicationsD4M58894OD01500 - 1650 R    
Relativity & Math ApplicationsD4U63302OD01700 - 1850 R    
Relativity & Math ApplicationsD5A53725OD00800 - 0950 F    
Relativity & Math ApplicationsD5E53726OD01000 - 1150 F