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PHY489H1/1489H
Introduction to High Energy Physics

Official description

This course introduces the basics of fundamental particles and the strong, weak and electromagnetic forces that govern their interactions in the Standard Model of particle physics.  topics include relativistic kinematics, conservation laws, particle decays and scattering processes, with an emphasis on the techniques used for calculating experimental observables.

Prerequisite
PHY354H1, PHY356H1
Co-requisite
n.a.
Exclusion
n.a.
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
                            ['Introduction to Elementary Particles by Griffiths']
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY489H1/1489H
session
fall
year of study
4th year
time and location
24L: LEC0101: TR2, Room: MP134, In Person LEC9101: TR2, On line Synchronous Lectures will be delivered synchronously and also recorded for later viewing.
instructor

Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.