Physics 1 Uf Syllabus

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The Department of Physics is making strides towards becoming among the premier physics departments in the United States. With energetic teams in astrophysics, organic physics, condensed matter/materials physics, and also elementary particle physics, undergraduate and also graduate students participate in cutting-edge study that prepares them for successful careers in a broad selection of areas. Website

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Courses


IDH 3931 Interdisciplinary Junior Honors 1-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Special topics limited to those in the university-wide honors regimen. (WR)

Attributes: Satisfies 6000 Words of Writing Requirement


ISC 2400L Cross-Disciplinary Laboratory 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

First course in a two-semester inquiry-based laboratory concentrating on major themes and principles in biology, chemisattempt and physics through an emphasis on their incorporated applications in modern-day, quantitative research study. Satisfies course requirements for BSC 2010L, CHM 2045L and PHY 2053L.

Prerequisite: high school algebra or tantamount. Degree-seeking students just.


ISC 2401L Cross-Disciplinary Laboratory 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

2nd course in a two-semester inquiry-based laboratory concentrating on significant themes and also principles in biology, chemisattempt and also physics with an emphasis on their included applications in modern-day, quantitative research study. Satisfies course requirements for BSC 2011L, CHM 2046L and PHY 2054L.

Prerequisite: ISC 2400L and also MAC 1147 or equivalent;

Corequisite: BSC 2010 and CHM 2045 or CHM 2047 or CHM 2095.


ISC 3523C Research Methods 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The tools scientists usage to settle clinical troubles, including use of experiments to answer clinical concerns, design of experiments to minimize systematic and random errors, use of statistics to analyze experimental outcomes and address sampling errors, mathematical modeling of clinical phenomena and oral presentation of scientific job-related.

Prerequisite: UFTeach Tip 1 and also one year of college biology, chemisattempt or physics.


PHY 1033C Discovering Physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The basic concepts of physics that form a scientist"s watch of the legislations of nature. A laboratory experience is contained to emphasize the importance of measurement for the experimentation of scientific hypotheses. (P)

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2004 Applied Physics 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Emphasizes the valuable applications of fundamental physics to a range of professions, consisting of architecture, agricultural sciences, building building and woodland resources. Mechanics of activity, pressures, power, momentum, wave motion and also warm. (P)

Prerequisite: algebra and also trigonomeattempt.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2004L Laboratory for Applied Physics 1 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Laboratory experience portraying the handy applications of basic physics, including the mechanics of motion, forces, energy, momentum, wave movement and heat. (P)

Corequisite: PHY 2004.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2005 Applied Physics 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Continuation of the used physics sequence. Electric and magnetic fields; geometrical, wave and applied optics; and modern-day and also nuclear physics. (P)

Prerequisite: PHY 2004.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2005L Laboratory for Applied Physics 2 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Laboratory suffer depicting the useful applications of electric and magnetic fields geometrical, wave and used optics; and also modern and also nuclear physics. (P)

Corequisite: PHY 2005.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2020 Introduction to Principles of Physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Fundamental ethics of physics in mechanics, electrical energy and also contemporary physics as used to conservation legislations. An detailed analysis of schosen topics through lecture demonstration, movies and also various other teaching aids. (P)

Prerequisite: high school algebra and trigonometry or the identical.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2048 Physics through Calculus 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The first of a two-semester sequence of physics for scientists and engineers. The course covers Newtonian mechanics and also has movement, vectors, Newton"s legislations, job-related and also conservation of energy, systems of pposts, collisions, equilibrium, oscillations and waves. (P)

Prerequisite: high-institution physics, PHY 2020 or the tantamount, and MAC 2311.

Corequisite: MAC 2312.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2048L Laboratory for Physics via Calculus 1 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Laboratory endure for PHY 2048 depicting the practical applications of Newtonian mechanics. (P)

Prerequisite: Degree-seeking students just.

Corequisite: PHY 2048 or the identical.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2049 Physics with Calculus 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The second of a two-semester sequence of physics for researchers and also engineers. Content includes Coulomb"s legislation, electrical areas and potentials, capacitance, currents and circuits, Ampere"s law, Faraday"s legislation, inductance, Maxwell"s equations, electromagnetic waves, ray optics, interference and also diffraction. (P)

Prerequisite: PHY 2048 and MAC 2312;

Corequisite: MAC 2313.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2049L Laboratory for Physics through Calculus 2 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Laboratory endure for PHY 2049 depicting the handy applications of Coulomb"s law, electrical fields and also potentials, capacitance, currents and circuits, Ampere"s regulation, Faraday"s legislation, inductance, Maxwell"s equations, electromagnetic waves, ray optics, interference and also diffractivity. (P)

Prerequisite: Degree-seeking students just.

Corequisite: PHY 2049 or the indistinguishable.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2053 Physics 1 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

First semester of introductory physics de-emphasizing calculus. Structure and also properties of matter; kinematics, dynamics and statics; momentum and energy; rotation, elasticity; vibration; fluids; temperature and growth, heat move, thermal actions of gases; wave motion and sound. (P)

Prerequisite: high institution algebra and trigonomeattempt, or the identical. Degree-seeking students just.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2053L Laboratory for Physics 1 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Laboratory endure for PHY 2053 illustrating the handy applications of the structure and properties of matter; kinematics, dynamics and also statics; momentum and also energy; rotation, elasticity; vibration; fluids; temperature and growth, heat move, thermal behavior of gases; wave activity and sound. (P)

Corequisite: PHY 2053 or the equivalent. Degree-seeking students just.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2054 Physics 2 4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Second semester of introductory physics de-emphasizing calculus. Electric charge, areas and circuits; electromagnetism, used electricity; geometrical optics, wave optics, used optics; electrons and photons; atoms and also nuclei. (P)

Prerequisite: PHY 2053 or the indistinguishable. Degree-seeking students only.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2054L Laboratory for Physics 2 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Laboratory endure for PHY 2054 portraying the helpful applications of electrical charge, areas and also circuits; electromagnetism, applied electricity; geometrical optics, wave optics, used optics; electrons and photons; atoms and also nuclei. (P)

Corequisite: PHY 2054 or the identical. Degree-seeking students just.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2060 Enriched Physics via Calculus 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

First of the enriched sequence for physics majors and others wishing a deeper expertise of mechanics, kinematics, conservation regulations, harmonic movement, main forces and also one-of-a-kind relativity. (P)

Prerequisite: Degree-seeking students only;

Corequisite: MAC 2312 or the identical.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 2061 Enriched Physics via Calculus 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Second course of the enriched sequence examining power and magnetism, consisting of electrostatics, Gauss"s Law, potentials, vector analysis, Laplace"s equation, conductors and insulators, circuits, magnetism, Maxwell"s equations and also E and also M areas in issue. (P)

Prerequisite: PHY 2060 or instructor permission;

Corequisite: MAC 2313 or the tantamount.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 3063 Enriched Modern Physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Theory of relativity and introduction to quantum theory. Course contains wave mechanics, quantum concept of solids, nuclear and also pshort article physics and cosmology.

Prerequisite: PHY 2061 or instructor permission, and also MAP 2302 or the identical.


PHY 3101 Summary to Modern Physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Modern and also atomic physics, relativity, wave phenomena and also the basis of quantum physics. (P)

Prerequisite: PHY 2049 or the tantamount.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 3221 Mechanics 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

First part of PHY 3221/4222 sequence in classical mechanics emphasizing matrices, vector calculus, Newtonian mechanics, frames of recommendation, conservation laws and harmonic oscillation. (P)

Prerequisite: PHY 2049 or the equivalent;

Corequisite: MAP 2302 or the equivalent.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 3323 Electromagnetism 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

First component of the PHY 3323/4324 sequence in electromagnetism. Course covers static electric and also magnetic areas, electrical circuits, Maxwell"s equations, radiation and also propagation of electromagnetic waves. (P)

Prerequisite: (PHY 2049 or PHY 2061, or the equivalent) or (MAP 2302 or the equivalent).

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 3513 Thermal Physics 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

First component of the PHY 3513/4523 sequence that consists of therapy of classical thermodynamics, consisting of standard postulates, entropy and also equations of states; thermodynamic equilibrium and also potentials; Maxwell connections and also phase transitions. (P)

Prerequisite: PHY 2049 or PHY 2061.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 3840L Building Scientific Equipment 2 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Hands-on endure in the mechanical fabrication of research study apparatus. Topics incorporate shop drawings, properties of products, metal cutting (lathe and milling-machine operation) and also steel joining.

Prerequisite: PHY 2061 or PHY 3101, or the identical.

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PHY 4222 Mechanics 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

2nd part of the sequence in classical mechanics studying rigid body mechanics; activity in a noninertial frame, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics; aspects of fluid mechanics; and also relativity theory.

Prerequisite: PHY 3221 and differential equations.


PHY 4324 Electromagnetism 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The second in the PHY 3323/4324 electromagnetism sequence studying static electric and magnetic fields, electric circuits, Maxwell"s equations, radiation and also propagation of electromagnetic waves.

Prerequisite: PHY 3323 and differential equations.


PHY 4424 Optics 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The sensations of reflection, refraction, dispersion, interference, diffractivity and polarization of light.

Prerequisite: PHY 3323 or instructor permission.


PHY 4523 Statistical Physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Second of the PHY 3513/4523 sequence. Overview to statistical physics and also ongoing study of classic thermodynamics, consisting of basic postulates, entropy and equations of states; thermodynamic equilibrium and also potentials; Maxwell connections and also phase transitions.

Prerequisite: PHY 3513 and PHY 4604; differential equations.


PHY 4550 Cryogenics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

History of cryogenics, air separation, liquefaction of permanent gases and also organic gases, and superconducting tools and electronics.

Prerequisite: PHY 3101 or the equivalent;

Corequisite: PHY 3513 or the tantamount.


PHY 4604 Introductory Quantum Mechanics 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

First of the PHY 4604/4605 sequence. Basic principles of quantum mechanics with applications in atomic and also nuclear physics and condensed issue. (P)

Prerequisite: (PHY 3101 or PHY 3063) and MAP 2302 or indistinguishable.

Attributes: General Education - Physical Science


PHY 4605 Introductory Quantum Mechanics 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Second of the PHY 4604/4605 quantum mechanics sequence via applications in atomic and nuclear physics and condensed matter.

Prerequisite: PHY 4604.


PHY 4802L Laboratory Physics 1 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Electronics in the laboratory.

Corequisite: PHY 3323 or the identical.


PHY 4803L Laboratory Physics 2 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Current laboratory methods.

Prerequisite: PHY 4604 and PHY 4802L.


PHY 4905 Individual Work 1-4 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Qualified undergraduate students study selected topics in physics.

Prerequisite: 12 credits of physics and also instructor permission.


PHY 4911 Undergraduate Research in Physics 0-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Course provides firsthand, oversaw study in Physics. Projects might involve inquiry, style, examination, scholarship, discovery or application in Physics.


PHZ 3113 Review to Theoretical Physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

This course expands and systematizes the therapy of standard problems previously encountered in elementary physics. Mathematical techniques are developed to study problems in thermodynamics, statistical physics, the activity of coupled oscillators and electrodynamics.

Prerequisite: MAC 2313 and also PHY 2061, or instructor permission.


PHZ 4390 Summary to Elementary Pwrite-up Physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

History and also phenomenology of pshort article physics, physics of the Standard Model and beyond, and pwrite-up accelerators and also detectors.

Prerequisite: PHY 3101 or PHY 3063;

Corequisite: PHY 4604.


PHZ 4404 Summary to Solid State Physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Atomic binding, crystalline structure, diffractivity and reciprocal lattice, lattice vibration, phonons, electrons in solids, energy bands, semiconductors.

Prerequisite: PHY 4604;

Corequisite: PHY 4523.


PHZ 4710 Introduction to Biological physics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

The physics of biological units, including physics of proteins and nucleic acids, biomolecular electric motors and diffusional signaling and sensing. Important experimental tools such as magnetic resonance and synchrotron x-ray crystallography are also discussed. (WR)

Prerequisite: one year of introductory physics (PHY 2053/PHY 2054, PHY 2048/PHY 2049, or the equivalent) and also one year of calculus (MAC 2311/MAC 2312, or the equivalent).

Attributes: Satisfies 2000 Words of Writing Requirement


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