PHYSICS 457 - Particle Physics and Cosmology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2013
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
5
Enforced Prerequisites:
PHYSICS 453; or graduate standing.
Other Course Info:
W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to particle physics and astrophysics. It covers quarks and leptons and their interactions, conservation laws and symmetries, gauge theories and the standard model of particle physics, the expanding universe, dark matter and dark energies in the universe, nucleosynthesis and stellar evolution. Students are assumed to have basic knowledge of quantum mechanics and special relativity.

PHYSICS 457 - Particle Physics and Cosmology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
12282
Open
3
 
-
WF 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 3527406018
Introduction to elementary particles, Author: Griffiths, David., Publisher: Wiley-VCH 2008
Required
ISBN: 0805389121
Introduction to cosmology, Author: Barbara Ryden., Publisher: Benjamin Cummings 2002
Required
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