Introduction to Waves, Optics, and Thermodynamics
Prerequisite:MATH 112 (Calculus 1) and PHSCS 121 (Introduction to Newtonian Mechanics).
Description:Waves, thermal physics, optics, special relativity, and introduction to modern physics.
- Wave Interference
- Heat and Work
- Heat Engines
- Light Interference
- Quantum Physics
- Nuclear Physics
Online Courses:Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.
Notes:Partially satisfies the Brigham Young University core Physical Science requirement. Either the 6th or 7th edition of the textbook can be used; please see the syllabus for details. The same textbook, Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Serway (7th edition, containing chapters 1-46, ISBN 0495112453) can be used for PHSCS 121, PHSCS 123, and PHSCS 220.
No Materials required for this course!