University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Phys 2503H.001

Honors Physics III

Session: Fall 2016 (9/06-12/14)
Instructor: Priscilla Cushman (e-mail: cushman @ umn.edu)
Time: 1115 MTWF
Location: Bruininks Hall 512B
Office Hours:

Cushman: Monday 3:50 - 4:50 in PAN 434
12:00 - 1:00 in Bruininks 512B will still be available for students to work on problems together from 12 -1 after class on MOnday
Day-Roberts: Friday 2:30 - 3:30 in Shepard 187


The third semester of a calculus-based introductory physics sequence. Topics include: relativistic kinematics and dynamics, mechanical and electromagnetic waves, light, interference, diffraction, wave-particle duality and topics in modern physics. Course emphasizes the use of fundamental problems to solve quantitative problems. Intended primarily for those who have completed 1401V/1402V, although those students with outstanding performance in 1301W/1302W may be granted permission to enroll.

prereq: 1402V or 1502V, honors student or permission of University Honors Program or instr consent

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