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JPH311H1
History of Physics

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.
Textbook
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Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
JPH311H1
session
fall
year of study
3rd year
time and location
24S: W10-12, Room: tba

Delivery Methods

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Asynchronous
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