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Physics
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-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 209(ER). Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   3 LEC 001 21715 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Wood, Robert PHY 133  
Consent required to audit.
NS   3 LEC 202 21716 - 09/04-12/13 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 802 22417 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Guptasarma, Prasenjit PHY 236  
NS+           T   Rexhausen, William    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 19608 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Guptasarma, Prasenjit PHY 236  
NS+           W   Rexhausen, William    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 24487 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Guptasarma, Prasenjit PHY 236  
NS+           R   Rexhausen, William    
Consent required to audit.

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 Lecture 401 and EITHER Dis 601 OR Dis 602

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 21874 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MWF 09/04-12/13 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601 21875 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Li, Yanan PHY 120  
NS     DIS 602 21876 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Li, Yanan 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 LEC 401 and ONE of DIS 601, 602, 603, or 604; OR in LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 605, 606, 607, or 608; OR in LEC 403 and ONE of DIS 609, 610, or 611. NOTE THAT IF ENROLLMENT IS LOW, SOME OF THESE DISCUSSIONS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 19610 8:00 AM-8:50 AM MWF 09/04-12/13 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 402 19611 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/04-12/13 Gordon, Susan PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 403 21699 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Maillis, James PHY 133  
NS     DIS 601 19612 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Poudyal, Ishwor PHY 143  
NS     DIS 602 19613 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Parsons, Christian PHY 143  
NS     DIS 603 19614 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Parsons, Christian PHY 151  
NS     DIS 605 19616 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Spaulding, Alexandra PHY 127  
NS     DIS 606 19617 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Spaulding, Alexandra PHY 151  
NS     DIS 607 19618 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Badu, Dammar PHY 127  
NS     DIS 608 19619 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Badu, Dammar PHY 126  
NS     DIS 609 20630 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Badu, Dammar PHY 143  
NS     DIS 610 22308 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Maillis, James PHY 151  

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 20960 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/10-12/13 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 233  
NS+           M   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 19622 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Popa, Ionel PHY 233  
NS+           T   Rose, Caitlin    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 19623 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 19625 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Popa, Ionel PHY 233  
NS+           R   Spaulding, Alexandra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 19620 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 09/10-12/13 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 233  
NS+           M   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 19621 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+           T   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807 20537 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 233  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 808 19624 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Parsons, Christian PHY 233  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 809 21219 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
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 DIS 601, 602, or 603; OR LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 604, 605, or 606 NOTE THAT IF ENROLLMENT IS LOW, SOME OF THESE DISCUSSIONS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 19626 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/04-12/13 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 402 21710 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 135  
NS     DIS 602 19628 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Prust, Logan PHY 126  
NS     DIS 603 19629 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Prust, Logan PHY 353  
NS     DIS 604 20815 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Dwivedi, Anand Prashant PHY 120  
NS     DIS 605 23393 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 126  

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 19631 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/10-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
NS+           M   Sharma, Netra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 19630 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 20629 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
NS+           W   Sharma, Netra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 20475 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Dwivedi, Anand Prashant PHY 237  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.

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 17494 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 17495 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 17496 - 09/04-12/13   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).
EITHER enroll in Lecture 401 and ONE of DIS 601, 602, 603, 604, or 605 OR enroll in LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 606, 607, 608, or 609 NOTE THAT IF ENROLLMENT IS LOW, SOME OF THESE DISCUSSIONS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 23394 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MWF 09/04-12/13 Maillis, James PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402 23395 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Maillis, James PHY 133  
NS     DIS 601 24490 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Piotrzkowski, Brandon PHY 120  
NS     DIS 602 19632 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Piotrzkowski, Brandon PHY 127  
NS     DIS 603 19633 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Li, Yanan PHY 126  
NS     DIS 604 19634 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Li, Yanan PHY 127  
NS     DIS 606 22707 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Piotrzkowski, Brandon PHY 120  
NS     DIS 608 23558 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Maillis, James PHY 151  

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).
EITHER enroll in Lecture 401 and ONE of DIS 601, 602, 603, or 604 OR enroll in LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 605, 606, or 607. NOTE THAT IF ENROLLMENT IS LOW, SOME OF THESE DISCUSSIONS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 19636 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/04-12/13 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 402 21711 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Wood, Robert PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601 19637 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Radevych, Danylo PHY 151  
NS     DIS 602 19638 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Radevych, Danylo PHY 147  
NS     DIS 603 19639 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Radevych, Danylo PHY 143  
NS     DIS 605 21712 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Rose, Caitlin PHY 127  
NS     DIS 606 24492 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Trujillo, Justin PHY 143  

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 23397 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/10-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           M   Sharma, Sabita    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 24525 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           T   Zhang, Chaoran    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 24526 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           W   Sharma, Sabita    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 24527 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           W   Sharma, Sabita    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 24528 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           R   Zhang, Chaoran    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807 24529 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           R   Zhang, Chaoran    
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 19643 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/10-12/13 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           M   Walter, Nicholas    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 20538 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           T   Trujillo, Justin    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 19641 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Horst, Christian PHY 241  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 21218 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Horst, Christian PHY 241  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 19642 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 09/10-12/13 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           M   Walter, Nicholas    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 21100 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           W   Trujillo, Justin    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807 23065 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Horst, Christian PHY 241  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-219: Physics I: Calculus-Based, Studio Format (5 units; U ; NS+)

Basic kinematics; Newton. Selected topics in mechanics, wave motion, sound, and heat. 8 hrs lec/lab.

Notes:
Not open to students w/cr in Physics 209. Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Math 227(C), 228(C), or 232(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   5 LEC 401 22698 8:00 AM-9:15 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
Associate Chair's consent required to enroll. Email chunnaic@uwm.edu
Audit never allowed.
NS+     DIS 601 23401 9:30 AM-11:20 AM T 09/04-12/13 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 343  
Audit never allowed.
NS+     LAB 801 22708 9:30 AM-12:20 PM R 09/04-12/13 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 343  
Audit never allowed.

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 20605 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  

PHYSICS-296: UROP Apprenticeship (1 - 3 units; U )

Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.

Notes:
One cr for 45 hrs research. May be retaken to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Prereq: acceptance into UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 LEC 001 20635 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 002 20636 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 003 20637 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 004 20824 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 005 21101 - 09/04-12/13   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 18727 - 09/04-12/13   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 had Physics 341. Prereq: Physics 210(NP); Math 234(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 001 19644 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Ormandy, Alex KEN 1140  

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: Physics 210(NP); Math 234(C) or ElecEng 234(C); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24494 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/04-12/13 Patch, Sarah 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 17497 - 09/04-12/13 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 002 17498 - 09/04-12/13 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 003 17499 - 09/04-12/13 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 004 17500 - 09/04-12/13 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 005 17501 - 09/04-12/13 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 006 17502 - 09/04-12/13 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 007 17503 - 09/04-12/13 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 008 17504 - 09/04-12/13 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 009 17505 - 09/04-12/13 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 010 17506 - 09/04-12/13 Li, Lian ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 011 17513 - 09/04-12/13 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 012 17507 - 09/04-12/13 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 013 17508 - 09/04-12/13 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 014 17509 - 09/04-12/13 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 015 17510 - 09/04-12/13 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 016 17511 - 09/04-12/13 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 017 17512 - 09/04-12/13 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 018 17514 - 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 019 17515 - 09/04-12/13 Siemens, Xavier ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 020 17516 - 09/04-12/13 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 021 17517 - 09/04-12/13 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 022 17518 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 023 17519 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 024 17520 - 09/04-12/13   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 22750 2:00 PM-4:50 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 349  
Department permission required to enroll.
Preference given to students who require this class to graduate in in December 18. 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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 20799 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/04-12/13 Schmidt, Marius KEN 1130  
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).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 20800 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Wood, Robert PHY 120  
          10:00 AM-10:50 AM F        
Consent required to audit.

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 20618 - 09/04-12/13   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 18726 - 09/04-12/13   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).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 21186 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1130  

PHYSICS-515: Statistical Mechanics (3 units; U/G )

Brief survey of thermodynamics; statistical mechanics; classical and quantum gases.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 317(P) & 441(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 21187 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/04-12/13 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).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 21215 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  

PHYSICS-551: Introduction to Solid State Physics I (3 units; U/G )

Crystal structure, reciprocal lattice; crystal binding; elastic waves; phonons, lattice vibrations; thermal properties of insulators; free electron Fermi gas. Band structure; semiconductor crystals; Fermi surface.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24493 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/04-12/13 Weinert, Michael 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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 LEC 001 22209 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MW 09/04-12/13 McGrath, Casey 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 17521 - 09/04-12/13 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 17522 - 09/04-12/13 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 17523 - 09/04-12/13 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 17524 - 09/04-12/13 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 17525 - 09/04-12/13 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 17526 - 09/04-12/13 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 17527 - 09/04-12/13 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 17528 - 09/04-12/13 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 17529 - 09/04-12/13 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 17530 - 09/04-12/13 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 17531 - 09/04-12/13 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 17532 - 09/04-12/13 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 17533 - 09/04-12/13 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 17534 - 09/04-12/13 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 17535 - 09/04-12/13 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 17536 - 09/04-12/13 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 17537 - 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 17538 - 09/04-12/13 Siemens, Xavier ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 17539 - 09/04-12/13 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 17540 - 09/04-12/13 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 17541 - 09/04-12/13 Wood, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 17543 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024 17544 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  

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 22251 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Creighton, Jolien KEN 1180 PDF

PHYSICS-903: Seminar in Theoretical Physics: (1 - 3 units; G )

Discussion of special topics of interest to research students in theoretical physics.Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Stellar Astrophysics
    1 - 3 SEM 001 24495 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Brady, Patrick KEN 1160  

PHYSICS-906: Seminar in Biophysics: (1 - 3 units; G )

Special topics in experimental biophysics. Retakable with change in topic to 9 cr max.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Quantum properties of light and the vacuum
    1 - 3 SEM 001 25727 3:30 PM-5:20 PM R 09/04-12/13 Raicu, Valerica KEN 1140  

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 17545 - 09/04-12/13 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 002 17546 - 09/04-12/13 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 003 17547 - 09/04-12/13 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 004 17548 - 09/04-12/13 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 005 17549 - 09/04-12/13 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 006 17550 - 09/04-12/13 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 007 17551 - 09/04-12/13 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 008 17552 - 09/04-12/13 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 009 17553 - 09/04-12/13 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 010 17554 - 09/04-12/13 Li, Lian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 011 17555 - 09/04-12/13 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 012 17556 - 09/04-12/13 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 013 17557 - 09/04-12/13 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 014 17558 - 09/04-12/13 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 015 17559 - 09/04-12/13 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 016 17560 - 09/04-12/13 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 017 17561 - 09/04-12/13 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 018 17562 - 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 019 17563 - 09/04-12/13 Siemens, Xavier ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 020 17564 - 09/04-12/13 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 021 17565 - 09/04-12/13 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 022 17566 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 023 17567 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 024 17568 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 025 17569 - 09/04-12/13   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 17570 - 09/04-12/13 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 17571 - 09/04-12/13 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 17572 - 09/04-12/13 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 17573 - 09/04-12/13 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 17574 - 09/04-12/13 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 17575 - 09/04-12/13 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 17576 - 09/04-12/13 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 17577 - 09/04-12/13 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 17578 - 09/04-12/13 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 17579 - 09/04-12/13 Li, Lian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 17587 - 09/04-12/13 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 17580 - 09/04-12/13 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 17581 - 09/04-12/13 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 17582 - 09/04-12/13 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 17583 - 09/04-12/13 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 17584 - 09/04-12/13 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 17585 - 09/04-12/13 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 17586 - 09/04-12/13 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 17588 - 09/04-12/13 Siemens, Xavier ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 17589 - 09/04-12/13 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 17590 - 09/04-12/13 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022 17591 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 17592 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024 17593 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 025 17594 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  

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