**PHYS101 (General
Physics II): **

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[Fundamental of Physics by Halliday, Resnick,
Walker]**

First course of calculus-based, general physics sequence. Topics
covered include: particle kinematics and dynamics; conservation of
energy and linear momentum; rotational kinematics; rigid body
dynamics; conservation of angular momentum; simple harmonic motion;
gravitation; the static and dynamics of ﬂuids.

**PHYS102 (General Physics II): **

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[Fundamental of Physics by Halliday, Resnick,
Walker]**

A continuation of PHYS 101. Topics covered include: wave motion and
sound; temperature, ﬁrst and second law of thermodynamics; kinetic
theory of gases; Coulomb’slaw; the electric ﬁeld; Gauss’ law;
electric potential; capacitors and dielectrics; D.C.circuits; the
magnetic ﬁeld; Ampere’s and Faraday’s laws.

**PHYS 304 (Experimental Physics II): **

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[Data Reduction and Error Analysis for
physical sciences by Phillip Bevington and D. Keith Robinson ]**

Method of experimental physics. Analysis of experimental data.
Relationship between theory and experiment. Curve ﬁtting processes;
fundamental of the theory of statistics; evaluation of experimental
data; estimation of errors. Selected experiments in physics will be
performed in conjunction with lecture material.

**PHYS432 (Introduction to Solid State
Physics): **

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[Introduction to Solid State Physics by
Charles Kittel]**

Introductory concepts in crystal diffraction and the
reciprocallattice. Crystalbonding; latticevibrations; thermal
properties of insulators; free electron theory of metals; band
theory; semiconductors, introduction to superconductivity. Simple
band structure calculations using computer software packages.

**
PHYS401 (Quantum Mechanics I ): **

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[Introduction to Quantum Mechanics by David Griffiths]**

This course deal with the fundamentals of non-relativistic quantum
mechanics. Failures of classical physics in describing microscopic
phenomenon. Mathematical tools and basic postulates of Quantum
Mechanics. Matrix formulation of Quantum Mechanics. The Schrodinger
equation and its applications to various one-dimensional system.
Orbital angular momentum. Applications of Quantum Mechanics to the
study of three-dimensional systems. Wave functions for some of the
above systems and related expectation values obtained via computer
packages.