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PHYS 126: Special Relativity Minicourse


Units: 2

Introduces the exciting and thought-provoking physics of special relativity through a half-semester minicourse. Topics include hallmark experiments; Lorentz transformations; time dilation and length contraction; relativistic optics; tensor techniques; mass, energy, and momentum; relativistic mechanics; and relativistic electricity and magnetism.

Course Details
Anticipated term(s) course will be offered:
  • Spring

Repeatable for Credit: No
Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade with Pass/No Pass option

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite: PHYS 009 or PHYS 009H or PHYS 019
Instructor Permission Required: No


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