## PHYSICS DIVISION

*UP General Education Program*

**SCIENCE 10. Probing the Physical World (3)** Understanding the origin of the universe, synthesis of the elements, formation of the earth and the various critical issues affecting our worldview and our planet. 3 hrs. (class) PR. NONE (1, 2)

*Applied Physics*

**APHY 10.1. Programming in Physics (1)** Essential programming concepts and tools for physicists. 3 hrs (lab). PR. NONE. (2)

**APHY 101. Physics in Scientific Instruments (3) **Physical laws of measurement; operation and use of electronic instruments. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 72 and PHYS 72.1 or PHYS 102. (1)

**APHY 102. Physics of Electronic Devices (3)** Principles of operation and use of electronic devices. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 72 and PHYS 72.1 or PHYS 102. (1)

**APHY 103. Electronic Circuits (3)** Construction, types and modes of operations and applications of electronic circuits. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. APHY 102. (2)

**APHY 104. Digital Computer Electronics (3)** Electronic elements and circuits in digital computers. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. APHY 102 or COI. (2)

**APHY 105. Microprocessor-Based Instrumentation (3)** Basic computer concepts; programming and operation; I/O implementation interfacing techniques; microcomputer systems. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. APHY 101 and APHY 104. (1)

**APHY 106. Biophysical Instrumentation. **5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. APHY 102. (2)

**APHY 130.1. Logic Design Laboratory (1)** Logic design techniques and applications, construction of digital logic circuits. 3 hrs (lab). PR. APHY 104. (1)

**APHY 131. Microcomputer Architecture (3)** Principles of microcomputer design and organization; microprocessor structure, functional parts and their operations, classification and comparative microprocessor evaluation; interfacing techniques, microprogramming,; system development; microprocessor applications. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. APHY 130.1. (2)

**APHY 132. Embedded Systems Programming for Instrumentation (3)** Number systems; microprocessor programming; assemblers; microprocessors and their assembly language instruction set; simple programs; input/output and interrupts. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. APHY 105. (2)

**APHY 140. Modeling and Simulation in Environmental Physics (3)** Physical principles of the environment of biological systems; radiation exchange; transfer of momentum, heat, and mass applied to micrometeorology. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 115. (1, 2)

**APHY 145. Modeling of Complex Systems (3)** Nonlinear dynamics and emergent phenomena. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 115. (2)

**APHY 150. Introduction to Materials Development (3)** Fundamentals of synthesis, fabrication, processing, and characterization of materials; survey of novel materials. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 72 or PHYS 104. (2)

**APHY 155. Computational Modeling in Surface Physics (3)** Basic concepts and applications of Monte Carlo methods and density functional theory in surface physics. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PHYS 141. (1)

**APHY 160. Microscopy and Spectroscopy for Materials Characterization (3)** Fundamental theory and methods of microscopy and spectroscopy. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 72 or PHYS 104. (1)

**APHY 190. Special Problems (3) **PR. SENIOR STANDING*. *(1, 2, M)

**APHY 191. Special Topics (3) **3 hrs (lab). PR. COI. (M)

**APHY 198. Practicum (3)** PR. COI. (M)

**APHY 199. Undergraduate Seminar (1) **PR. SENIOR STANDING. (2)

**APHY 200. Undergraduate Thesis (6)** PR. COI. (1, 2, M)

*Physics*

**PHYS 1. Introductory Physics (3) **Intermediate survey of the concepts and laws of Physics. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. NONE. (1, 2, M)

**PHYS 3. General Physics 1 (3) **Introduction to mechanics and heat. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. MATH 14 or MATH 17. (1, 2, M)

**PHYS 13. General Physics 2 (3) **Introduction to electricity and magnetism. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 3. (1, 2, M)

**PHYS 50. Foundations of Physics (3)** Historical and philosophical development of fundamental concepts of Physics. 3 hrs (class). PR. NONE. (1, 2)

**PHYS 51. Elements of Physics (4)** Physical laws governing classical mechanics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism. 4 hrs (class). PR. NONE. (1, 2, M)

**PHYS 51.1. Elements of Physics Laboratory (1)** Laboratory exercises in classical mechanics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism. 3 hrs (lab). PR. PHYS 51 (can be concurrent). (1, 2, M)

**PHYS 71. University Physics I (4)** Motion of particles, rigid bodies and fluids, and the thermodynamics of physical systems. 4 hrs (class). PR. NONE. (1, 2)

**PHYS 71.1. University Physics I Laboratory (1)** Laboratory exercises in mechanics and thermodynamics. 3 hrs (lab). PR. PHYS 71 (may be concurrent). (1, 2)

**PHYS 72. University Physics II (4)** Electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics. 4 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 71. (1, 2)

**PHYS 72.1. University Physics II Laboratory (1)** Laboratory exercises in electromagnetism and optics. 3 hrs (lab). PR. PHYS 71 and PHYS 72 (may be concurrent). (1, 2)

**PHYS 101. Newtonian Mechanics (4)** Kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, gravitation, fluid mechanics. 6 hrs (3 class, 3 lab). PR. NONE. (1, 2)

**PHYS 102. Electromagnetism (4 units)** Electromagnetic phenomena and Maxwell’s equations. 6 hrs (3 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 101. (1, 2)

**PHYS 103. Mechanical Waves, Optics, and Thermodynamics (4) **Nature and propagation of mechanical waves, light, and heat. 6 hrs (3 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 102. (1, 2)

**PHYS 104. Modern Physics (4)** Principles of special relativity, quantum and nuclear physics. 6 hours (3 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 103. (1, 2)

**PHYS 111. Mathematical Physics I (4)** Vectors, matrices and linear algebra, groups, and the infinite series in Physics. 4 hrs (class). PR. MATH 27 or MATH 37. (1, 2)

**PHYS 112. Mathematical Physics II (4)** Complex variables, differential equations, Gamma function, Fourier series, and integral transforms. 4 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 11 and MATH 28 or MATH 38. (1, 2)

**PHYS 113. Mathematical Methods of Physics III (4)** Sturm-Liouville theory, special functions, integral equations, and probability and distributions in Physics. 4 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 112. (1, 2)

**PHYS 115. Computational Physics (4)** Numerical approaches to modeling the dynamics of physical systems. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. APHY 10.1. (2)

**PHYS 117. Computational Modeling in Modern Physics (3)** Computational techniques in statistical physics and quantum mechanics. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 115. (1)

**PHYS 118. High Performance Computational Physics (3)** Parallel computing tools and techniques in physics. 5 hrs (2 class, 3 lab). PR. PHYS 117. (1)

**PHYS 121. Theoretical Mechanics I (3)** Motion of a particle in one, two, and three dimensions; motion of a system of particles; rotation of rigid bodies about an axis. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 101. (2)

**PHYS 122. Theoretical Mechanics II (3)** Lagrangian and Hamiltonian dynamics of extended bodies. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 121. (2)

**PHYS 131. Electromagnetic Theory I (3)** Vector analysis; electrostatic fields in vacuo and in dielectrics; solution to Laplace’s and Poisson’s equations; magnetic fields of constant and variable currents; magnetic materials. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 102 and PHYS 112. (1, 2)

**PHYS 132. Electromagnetic Theory II (3)** Time-dependent electromagnetic fields. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 113 and PHYS 131. (1, 2)

**PHYS 141. Quantum Physics I (3)** Basic concepts and formalisms of quantum mechanics; one dimensional potentials, the harmonic oscillator, spin and two-level systems, and the hydrogen atom. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 104 and PHYS 113. (1, 2)

**PHYS 142. Quantum Physics II (3)** Formulations, approximation schemes, and application of quantum mechanics. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 141. (1, 2)

**PHYS 151. Statistical Physics I (3)** Thermodynamic ensembles and the statistical description of systems of particles. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 112 and PHYS 121. (1, 2)

**PHYS 152. Statistical Physics II (3)** Grand canonical ensembles and quantum statistics in statistical physics. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 141. (1)

**PHYS 165. Optical Physics (3)** Nature, propagation, and detection of light. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 131. (1, 2)

**PHYS 170. Solid State Physics (3)** Crystal structure, periodicity and Bloch’s theorem; band theory of solids and its applications; material properties in response to electric and magnetic fields. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 141. (1)

**PHYS 191. Special Topics (1-3)**. 3 hrs (class). PR. COI. (1, 2)

**PHYS 192. Experimental Physics I (2)** Laboratory practices, experimental techniques and analyses in physics. 6 hrs (lab). PR. PHYS 72 or PHYS 104. (1, 2)

**PHYS 193. Experimental Physics II (2)** Measurements of the mechanical, thermal, electrical, magnetic and optical properties of materials. 6 hrs (lab). PR. PHYS 72 or PHYS 104. (1)

**PHYS 195. Research Methods in Physics (3)** Conduct and presentation of pure and applied physics research, review process and ethics in scientific research and communication. 3 hrs (class). PR. PHYS 102. (1, 2)