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JPH311H1History of Physics

Course Title JPH311H1
Session fall
Year of Study 3rd year
Time and Location 24S: W10-12, Room: tba

Official Description

Topics in the history of physics from antiquity to the 20th century, including Aristotelian physics, Galileo, Descartes, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, relativity, quantum physics, and particle physics.  The development of theories in their intellectual and cultural contexts.

Prerequisite: At least one PHY course at university level.
Co-requisite: n.a.
Exclusion: HPS311H1
Recommended preparation: n.a.
  BR=5 DR=SCI
Textbook n.a.