Physics 5A, 5B, & 5C

Physics 5A, 5B and 5C

Fall 2022 Physics 5A Course Information

Instructor: Michael DeWeese

Course ID: 25277

Meeting Time: TuTh 9:30-11am

Course Description: Kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, rotational motion, oscillations, fluids and relativity. Use of calculus and vector algebra will be emphasized. Intended for students with an interest in pursuing a major in physics, astrophysics, engineering physics, or related disciplines. Successor to the Physics H7 series. Start of three semester 5A-5B-5C sequence.

Fall 2022 Physics 5B Course Information

Instructor: Andrew Charman

Course ID: 23433

Meeting Times: MWF 9-10am

Course Description: Electric fields and potential, circuits, magnetism and induction. Introduction to optics including light propagation, reflection, refraction and interference. Intended for students with an interest in pursuing a major in physics, astrophysics, engineering physics, or related disciplines. Successor to the Physics H7 series. Continuation of 5A-5B-5C sequence.

Fall 2022 Physics 5C Course Information

Instructor: Feng Wang

Course ID: 23434

Meeting Times: TuTh 9:30-11am

Course Description: Temperature, kinetic theory, entropy; particle/wave nature of matter, Schrodinger equation, hydrogen atom, applications of quantum physics. Intended for students with an interest in pursuing a major in physics, astrophysics, engineering physics or related disciplines. Continuation of 5A-5B-5C sequence. Successor to the Physics H7 series.

Fall 2022 Services Offered 

Services are offered in partnership with the Departments of Astronomy and Physics. Please visit the link below to view service hours and locations. 

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Note: SLC services are complementary to academic support offered by the course instructional team, campus departments, and the residence halls. The SLC Science Program is run by professional learning specialists and services are provided by trained peer staff.