Feb 05, 2023  
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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PHYS 137 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers III


Units: 4
A calculus-based introduction to modern physics, thermodynamics, and waves that emphasizes both conceptual understanding and the ability to solve quantitative problems. Topics of study include thermodynamics, entropy, heat engines, waves, diffraction and interference, optics, special relativity, quantum mechanics, and atomic/nuclear physics. Lecture Units: 3; Lab Units: 1

Prerequisites: MATH 130 and PHYS 136.
Equivalent Quarter Course: The three semester sequence PHYS 135 and PHYS 136 and PHYS 137 is equivalent to the four quarter sequence PHYS 1001 and PHYS 1002 and PHYS 1003 and PHYS 2004.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY






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