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Chair: Prasenjit Guptasarma pg@uwm.edu
Kenwood IRC 3077

Associate Chair: Robert Wood chunnaic@uwm.edu
Kenwood IRC 3038

Please contact the class instructor or lab supervisor with questions about enrollment.

Lab supervisors:

Physics 108: Prof Prasenjit Guptasarma pg@uwm.edu
Physics 121 and Physics 215: Prof Ionel Popa popa@uwm.edu
Physics 123 and Physics 214: Prof Peter Schwander pschwan@uwm.edu

If no instructor is listed, contact the Associate Chair.

Please note: Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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PHYSICS-100: Quantitative Preparation for Physics (2 units; U )

Introductory course in general physics designed for the student with little or no previous science training.

Notes:
Fee for 3 cr assessed. Not open to students w/cr in Physics 110(ER), 120(ER), or 209(ER). Prereq: Math Placement Level 10.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001
26440 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/30-12/12 Maillis, James PHY 126  
Audit never allowed.

PHYSICS-107: Physics in Everyday Life (3 units; U ; NS)

Selected topics for citizens in a technological world. Emphasis on those aspects of science important to an understanding of our surroundings. For non-science majors.

Notes:
May not be taken conc with or after having taken PHYSICS 120(ER) or PHYSICS 209(ER). Prereq: Math Placement Level 10 or consent of instructor.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   3 LEC 001
20967 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  
Consent required to audit.
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 202
20968 - 09/03-12/12 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ONLINE WEB  
This lecture section is tailored to meet the needs of Architecture students though it is open to general enrollment.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-108: Laboratory for Physics in Everyday Life (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments correlated with Physics 107.

Notes:
Prereq: Physics 107(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
21574 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 236  
NS+   1 LAB 802
19147 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 236  
NS+   1 LAB 803
22833 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 236  

PHYSICS-110: Physics for the Health Professions (4 units; U ; NS)

An introductory course without laboratory for students in health-related pre-professional programs. Topics include mechanics, fluids, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, electrical devices, optics, and radioactivity. 3 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.

Notes:
May not be taken conc with or after having taken Physics 120(ER) or 209(ER). Prereq: H.S. general science; Math Placement Level 20.
Enroll in Lec 401 and ONE of Ds 601 or Ds 602

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
21109 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MWF 09/03-12/12 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
21110 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 120  
NS     DIS 602
21111 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 120  

PHYSICS-120: General Physics I (Non-Calculus Treatment) (4 units; U ; NS)

Mechanics, wave motion, heat, and sound. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs dis.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Math Placement Level 30 or grade of C or better in Physics 100(P); HS trig or Physics 100 strongly recom.
Enroll in: EITHER Lec 401 and ONE of Dss 601, 602, 603, or 604; OR Lec 402 and ONE of Dss 605, 606, 607, or 608; OR Lec 403 and ONE of Dss 609, 610, 611, or 612; Note that not all discussions may be available if overall enrollment is low.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
19148 8:00 AM-8:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12 Maillis, James PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402
19149 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12 Maillis, James PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 403
20954 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
19150 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 602
19151 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 603
19152 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 604
24678 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 605
19153 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 151  
NS     DIS 606
19154 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 151  
NS     DIS 607
19155 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 151  
NS     DIS 609
20041 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12   PHY 127  
NS     DIS 611
24679 4:30 PM-5:20 PM MW 09/03-12/12   PHY 120  

PHYSICS-121: General Physics Laboratory I (Non-Calculus Treatment) (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments correlated with lecture material of Physics 120.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 120(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
19159 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
19160 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
19162 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
19158 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
19956 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
19161 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807
20539 11:00 AM-1:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 808
20321 11:00 AM-1:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 809
19157 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-122: General Physics II (Non-Calculus Treatment) (4 units; U ; NS)

Electricity, optics, modern physics. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs dis.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 120(NP).
Enroll in: EITHER Lec 401 and ONE of Dss 601, 602, or 603; OR Lec 402 and ONE of Dss 604, 605, or 606; Note that not all discussions may be available if overall enrollment is low.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
19163 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12   PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 402
20962 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12   PHY 133  
NS     DIS 601
24680 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 142  
NS     DIS 602
19164 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 142  
NS     DIS 603
19165 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 142  
NS     DIS 605
22337 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 606
24681 4:30 PM-5:20 PM MW 09/03-12/12   PHY 127  

PHYSICS-123: General Physics Laboratory II (Non-Calculus Treatment) (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments on topics related to the lecture material of Physics 122.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 122(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
19166 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
20040 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
19901 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
19167 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
24682 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-194: First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U ; NS)

The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.

Notes:
Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Biophysical Studies with Optical Microspectroscopy
NS   3 SEM 001
25587 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Raicu, Valerica PHY 353  
Audit never allowed.

PHYSICS-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
17166 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
17167 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
17168 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

PHYSICS-209: Physics I (Calculus Treatment) (4 units; U ; NS)

Selected topics in mechanics, wave motion, sound, and heat. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs dis.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Math 227(C), 228(C), or 232(C).
Enroll in: EITHER Lec 401 and ONE of Dss 601, 602, 603, or 604; OR Lec 402 and ONE of Dss 605, 606, 607, or 608; Note that not all discussions may be available if overall enrollment is low.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
22338 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MWF 09/03-12/12 Maillis, James PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402
22339 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Maillis, James PHY 133  
NS     DIS 601
22834 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 147  
NS     DIS 602
19168 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 147  
NS     DIS 603
19169 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 147  
NS     DIS 604
19170 12:00 PM-12:50 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Maillis, James PHY 120  
NS     DIS 606
24700 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 127  
NS     DIS 607
24684 4:30 PM-5:20 PM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 120  

PHYSICS-210: Physics II (Calculus Treatment) (4 units; U ; NS)

Continuation of Physics 209. Electromagnetic field theory and optics. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs dis.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: grade of C- or better in Physics 209(NP); Math 229(C) or 233(C).
Enroll in: EITHER Lec 401 and ONE of Dss 601, 602, or 603; OR Lec 402 and ONE of Dss 604, 605, or 606; Note that not all discussions may be available if overall enrollment is low.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
19171 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12 Wood, Robert PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402
20963 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Wood, Robert PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
19172 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 127  
NS     DIS 602
19173 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 127  
NS     DIS 603
19174 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 127  
NS     DIS 605
20964 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 606
22835 4:30 PM-5:20 PM TR 09/03-12/12   PHY 127  

PHYSICS-214: Lab Physics I (Calculus Treatment) (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments in mechanics, wave motion, heat, and thermodynamics. 3 hrs lab.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 209(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
22340 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
22856 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
22851 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
22852 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
22853 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
22854 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807
22855 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-215: Lab Physics II (Calculus Treatment) (1 units; U ; NS+)

Experiments in electricity, magnetism, and optics. 3 hrs lec.

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 210(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
19177 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
19957 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
19175 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
20538 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
19176 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/03-12/12   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
20441 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807
22065 11:00 AM-1:50 PM T 09/03-12/12   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 808
24687 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/03-12/12   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-289: Internship in Physics, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of physics in a research, business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in physics; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
20017 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

PHYSICS-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18321 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

PHYSICS-309: Physics III: Modern Physics (3 units; U ; QLB)

Elementary quantum physics, atomic and molecular physics, solid state and nuclear physics.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students who have cr in PHYSICS 341. Prereq: jr st; B- or better in either PHYSICS 210(NP) or PHYSICS 220(NP); B- or better in MATH 233; MATH 234(C) or ELECENG 234(C); or consent of instructor.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 001
19178 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Ormandy, Alex KEN 1130  

PHYSICS-370: Analytical and Numerical Methods in Physics (3 units; U )

Solutions to various physics problems. Applications (both analytical and numerical) from mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, astrophysics, condensed matter physics.

Notes:
Prereq: B- or better in either Physics 210(NP) or Physics 220(NP); B- or better in Math 233(P); Math 234(C) or ElecEng 234(C); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
22837 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12   PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-391: Undergraduate Research Participation (1 - 6 units; U )

Independent research for undergraduates on faculty-supervised research projects.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max; non-repeatable for change of grade. Prereq: Physics 309(P)); 3.25 GPA in physics courses; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001
17169 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 002
17170 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 003
17171 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 004
17172 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 005
17173 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 006
17174 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 007
17175 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 008
17176 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 009
17177 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 010
17178 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 011
17185 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 012
17179 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 013
17180 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 014
17181 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 015
17182 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 016
17183 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 017
17184 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 018
17186 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 019
17187 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 020
17188 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 021
17189 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 022
17190 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 023
17191 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 024
17192 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-409: Modern Physics Laboratory (3 units; U )

Selected experiments in modern physics using advanced lab instrumentation.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 309(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801
21812 2:00 PM-4:50 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 349  
Department permission required to enroll.
Preference given to students who require this class to graduate in in December 19. Contact Associate Chair at chunnaic@uwm.edu

PHYSICS-420: Electricity and Magnetism I (3 units; U/G )

Electrostatics, capacitance, boundary value problems, mulipole expansion, dielectrics, magnetostatics, vector potential, magnetic properties of matter, motional emf, inductance, Maxwell's equations in differential form.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of Physics 421. Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(NP); a grade of B- or better in Math 321(P); or Math 321(P) and a grade of B- or better in Physics 370(P); or grad st.

Electrostatics, capacitance, boundary value problems, mulipole expansion, dielectrics, magnetostatics, vector potential, magnetic properties of matter, motional emf, inductance, Maxwell's equations in differential form.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of Physics 421. Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(NP); a grade of B- or better in Math 321(P); or Math 321(P) and a grade of B- or better in Physics 370(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
20179 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24547 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-420G: Electricity and Magnetism I (3 units; U/G )

Electrostatics, capacitance, boundary value problems, mulipole expansion, dielectrics, magnetostatics, vector potential, magnetic properties of matter, motional emf, inductance, Maxwell's equations in differential form.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of Physics 421. Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(NP); a grade of B- or better in Math 321(P); or Math 321(P) and a grade of B- or better in Physics 370(P); or grad st.

Electrostatics, capacitance, boundary value problems, mulipole expansion, dielectrics, magnetostatics, vector potential, magnetic properties of matter, motional emf, inductance, Maxwell's equations in differential form.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of Physics 421. Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(NP); a grade of B- or better in Math 321(P); or Math 321(P) and a grade of B- or better in Physics 370(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
20179 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24547 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-441: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics I (4 units; U/G )

Historical background and experimental basis, De Broglie waves, correspondence principle, uncertainty principle, Schroedinger equation; hydrogen atom, electron spin, Pauli Principle, applications of wave mechanics.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 309(NP); Math 321(C).

Historical background and experimental basis, De Broglie waves, correspondence principle, uncertainty principle, Schroedinger equation; hydrogen atom, electron spin, Pauli Principle, applications of wave mechanics.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 309(NP); Math 321(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001
20180 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
          10:00 AM-10:50 AM F        
    4 LEC 001
Graduate
25475 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
          10:00 AM-10:50 AM F        

PHYSICS-441G: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics I (4 units; U/G )

Historical background and experimental basis, De Broglie waves, correspondence principle, uncertainty principle, Schroedinger equation; hydrogen atom, electron spin, Pauli Principle, applications of wave mechanics.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 309(NP); Math 321(C).

Historical background and experimental basis, De Broglie waves, correspondence principle, uncertainty principle, Schroedinger equation; hydrogen atom, electron spin, Pauli Principle, applications of wave mechanics.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 309(NP); Math 321(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001
20180 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
          10:00 AM-10:50 AM F        
    4 LEC 001
Graduate
25475 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
          10:00 AM-10:50 AM F        

PHYSICS-489: Internship in Physics, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of physics in a research, business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Physics; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
20030 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

PHYSICS-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101
18320 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

PHYSICS-501: Special Topics: Mathematical Models of Physical Problems I (3 units; U/G )

Selected topics in mathematics for study of the techniques and procedures for stating physical problems in mathematical terms and the physical interpretation of mathematical solutions.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(P); Math 234(P).

Selected topics in mathematics for study of the techniques and procedures for stating physical problems in mathematical terms and the physical interpretation of mathematical solutions.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(P); Math 234(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
20515 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1130  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24548 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1130  

PHYSICS-501G: Special Topics: Mathematical Models of Physical Problems I (3 units; U/G )

Selected topics in mathematics for study of the techniques and procedures for stating physical problems in mathematical terms and the physical interpretation of mathematical solutions.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(P); Math 234(P).

Selected topics in mathematics for study of the techniques and procedures for stating physical problems in mathematical terms and the physical interpretation of mathematical solutions.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(P); Math 234(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
20515 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1130  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24548 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1130  

PHYSICS-531: Principles of Quantum Mechanics I (3 units; U/G )

Vector and Hilbert spaces; Schroedinger equation in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions; systems of many particles; symmetries; angular momentum.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 441(P).

Vector and Hilbert spaces; Schroedinger equation in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions; systems of many particles; symmetries; angular momentum.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 441(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
20536 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24550 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  

PHYSICS-531G: Principles of Quantum Mechanics I (3 units; U/G )

Vector and Hilbert spaces; Schroedinger equation in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions; systems of many particles; symmetries; angular momentum.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 441(P).

Vector and Hilbert spaces; Schroedinger equation in 1, 2, and 3 dimensions; systems of many particles; symmetries; angular momentum.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 441(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
20536 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24550 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  

PHYSICS-610: The Art and Science of Teaching Physics (1 units; U/G )

Participants critique lectures, videotapes of experienced teachers, each other; address conceptual problems facing beginning students; gain familiarity with demonstrations, classroom technology; discuss their own classes.

Notes:
Prereq: appt as undergrad TA or grad st.

Participants critique lectures, videotapes of experienced teachers, each other; address conceptual problems facing beginning students; gain familiarity with demonstrations, classroom technology; discuss their own classes.

Notes:
Prereq: appt as undergrad TA or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 LEC 001
21403 2:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 09/03-12/12   KEN 1180  
    1 LEC 001
Graduate
24552 2:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 09/03-12/12   KEN 1180  

PHYSICS-610G: The Art and Science of Teaching Physics (1 units; U/G )

Participants critique lectures, videotapes of experienced teachers, each other; address conceptual problems facing beginning students; gain familiarity with demonstrations, classroom technology; discuss their own classes.

Notes:
Prereq: appt as undergrad TA or grad st.

Participants critique lectures, videotapes of experienced teachers, each other; address conceptual problems facing beginning students; gain familiarity with demonstrations, classroom technology; discuss their own classes.

Notes:
Prereq: appt as undergrad TA or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 LEC 001
21403 2:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 09/03-12/12   KEN 1180  
    1 LEC 001
Graduate
24552 2:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 09/03-12/12   KEN 1180  

PHYSICS-699: Advanced Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Independent reading or research under supervision of faculty member. Study proposal required. For further information, consult dept chair or undergrad advising coord.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
17193 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
17194 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
17195 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
17196 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
17197 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
17198 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007
17199 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008
17200 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009
17201 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
17202 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011
17203 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012
17204 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
17205 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014
17206 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015
17207 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016
17208 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017
17209 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018
17210 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019
17211 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020
17212 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021
17213 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023
17215 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024
17216 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

PHYSICS-707: Structural Molecular Biophysics (3 units; G )

Methods in molecular biophysics.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; major in science-based discipline & Physics 210(P), or writ cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
24688 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Schmidt, Marius KEN 1180  

PHYSICS-711: Theoretical Physics-Dynamics (3 units; G )

Lagrange equations, canonical formulation, principle of least action, normal coordinates, rigid bodies, special relativity, mathematical methods.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Math 321(C) or 322(C); or 701(C) or 702(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
27342 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Vigeland, Sarah KEN 1130  

PHYSICS-721: Electrodynamics II (3 units; G )

Wave guides, radiation by charges; radiation reaction; radiation scattering, damping and dispersion; covariant formulation of electrodynamics.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Physics 720(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
21435 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Creighton, Jolien KEN 1180  

PHYSICS-751: Solid State Theory I (3 units; G )

Phonons, plasmons, magnons, fermion fields and the hartree-fock approximation, and electron many-body techniques and the electron gas.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Physics 531(P) & Physics 651(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
24689 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12   KEN 1180  

PHYSICS-817: Gravitation and Cosmology II (3 units; G )

Experimental tests in gravitation. Gravitational waves: generation, detection. Spinning black holes. Cosmology: idealised cosmologies; present state of the universe; nucleosynthesis; inflation; recent developments.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Physics 717(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
24690 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Erb, Dawn PHY 353  

PHYSICS-990: Research (1 - 9 units; G )

Notes:
Prereq: grad st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 9 IND 001
17217 - 09/03-12/12 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 002
17218 - 09/03-12/12 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 003
17219 - 09/03-12/12 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 004
17220 - 09/03-12/12 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 005
17221 - 09/03-12/12 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 006
17222 - 09/03-12/12 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 007
17223 - 09/03-12/12 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 008
17224 - 09/03-12/12 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 009
17225 - 09/03-12/12 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 010
17226 - 09/03-12/12 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 011
17227 - 09/03-12/12 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 012
17228 - 09/03-12/12 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 013
17229 - 09/03-12/12 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 014
17230 - 09/03-12/12 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 015
17231 - 09/03-12/12 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 016
17232 - 09/03-12/12 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 017
17233 - 09/03-12/12 Siemens, Xavier ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 018
17234 - 09/03-12/12 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 019
17235 - 09/03-12/12 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 020
17236 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 021
17237 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 022
17238 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 023
17239 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 024
17240 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 025
17241 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

PHYSICS-999: Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; G )

For the benefit of graduate students unable to secure needed content in regular courses.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st, cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
17242 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
17243 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
17244 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
17245 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
17246 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
17247 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007
17248 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008
17249 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009
17250 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
17251 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011
17259 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012
17252 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
17253 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014
17254 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015
17255 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016
17256 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017
17257 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018
17258 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019
17260 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020
17261 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021
17262 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022
17263 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023
17264 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024
17265 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 025
17266 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

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