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Chair: Vali Raicu PHY 450 229-4969
vraicu@uwm.edu

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 D.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001 42169 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Gordon, Susan PHY 142  

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 51104 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Wood, Robert PHY 135  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
Consent required to audit.
NS   3 LEC 002 51105 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Wood, Robert PHY 135  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
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 42171 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Poudyal, Ishwor PHY 236  
NS+   1 LAB 802 42172 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Mishra, Ashish PHY 236  
NS+   1 LAB 803 42173 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Poudyal, Ishwor PHY 236  
NS+   1 LAB 804 42170 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Poudyal, Ishwor 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 C.
LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 603 or 604

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 402 52106 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MWF 09/02-12/11 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
NS     DIS 601 47040 12:00 PM-12:50 PM T 09/02-12/11   PHY 144  
NS     DIS 602 47041 12:00 PM-12:50 PM R 09/02-12/11   PHY 144  
NS     DIS 603 52107 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Smith, Nathaniel PHY 144  
NS     DIS 604 52108 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Smith, Nathaniel PHY 144  

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 B or grade of C or better in Physics 100(P); HS trig or Physics 100 strongly recom.
Enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-604; or enroll in LEC 402 & any DIS 605-608; or enroll in LEC 403 & any DIS 609-612.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 42175 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
NS   4 LEC 402 42176 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
NS   4 LEC 403 50961 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
For 1-hr Supplemental Instruction review session times, visit the website www4.uwm.edu/pass and click on Supplemental Instruction or email pass@uwm.edu.
NS     DIS 601 42177 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Durbak, Joseph PHY 353  
NS     DIS 602 42178 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Durbak, Joseph PHY 353  
NS     DIS 603 42179 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Horst, Christian PHY 353  
NS     DIS 604 42180 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 McGrath, Casey PHY 353  
NS     DIS 605 42181 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Lynch, Morgan PHY 230  
NS     DIS 606 42182 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Lynch, Morgan PHY 146  
NS     DIS 607 42183 12:00 PM-12:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Schofield, Alex PHY 146  
NS     DIS 608 42184 1:00 PM-1:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Schofield, Alex PHY 146  
NS     DIS 609 46368 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Horst, Christian PHY 120  
NS     DIS 610 46892 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/02-12/11 McGrath, Casey PHY 149  
NS     DIS 611 48379 5:30 PM-6:20 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Durbak, Joseph PHY 353  

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 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 120(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801 47361 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 233  
NS+   1 LAB 802 42188 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 233  
NS+   1 LAB 803 42189 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Ge, Zhuozhi PHY 233  
NS+   1 LAB 804 42191 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+   1 LAB 805 42186 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+   1 LAB 806 42187 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 233  
NS+   1 LAB 807 46082 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/08-12/11 Mukherjee, Debnandini PHY 233  
NS+   1 LAB 808 42190 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 09/08-12/11 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+   1 LAB 809 48381 11:00 AM-1:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Mukherjee, Debnandini PHY 233  

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 LEC 401 & any DIS 601-603; or enroll in LEC 402 & any DIS 604-605.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 42193 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402 51086 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  
NS     DIS 601 42194 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Nepal, Prakash PHY 146  
NS     DIS 602 42195 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Nepal, Prakash PHY 146  
NS     DIS 603 42196 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Mishra, Ashish PHY 146  
NS     DIS 604 46873 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Li, Yanan PHY 353  
NS     DIS 605 51087 5:30 PM-6:20 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Li, Yanan PHY 120  

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 42198 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Sharma, Netra PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 42197 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Brinson, Matthew PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 46367 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Sharma, Netra PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 45827 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/08-12/11 Brinson, Matthew PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 47465 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 09/08-12/11 Coon, Matthew 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
Physics for Future Presidents
NS   3 SEM 001 51314 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Ormandy, Alex PHY 481  
Audit never allowed.

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

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable 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 35883 - 09/02-12/11   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:
Counts as repeat of 4 cr Physics 219. 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 LEC 401 & any DIS 601-604; or enroll in LEC 402 & any DIS 605-609.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 42199 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MWF 09/02-12/11 Wood, Robert PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402 42200 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Chang, Philip PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601 42201 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Maillis, James PHY 144  
NS     DIS 602 42202 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Maillis, James PHY 144  
NS     DIS 603 42203 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Islo, Kristina PHY 144  
NS     DIS 604 42204 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Islo, Kristina PHY 144  
NS     DIS 605 42205 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Ray, Sugato PHY 120  
NS     DIS 606 42206 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Ge, Zhuozhi PHY 127  
NS     DIS 607 42207 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Lepetic, Ivan PHY 149  
NS     DIS 608 47377 5:30 PM-6:20 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Ray, Sugato PHY 353  
NS     DIS 609 48377 6:30 PM-7:20 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Lepetic, Ivan PHY 143  

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:
Counts as repeat of 4 cr Physics 220. 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) or 219(NP); Math 229(C) or 233(C).
Enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-603; or enroll in LEC 402 & any DIS 604-606.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 42208 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402 51088 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  
NS     DIS 601 42209 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Qi, Hong PHY 126  
NS     DIS 602 42210 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Qi, Hong PHY 230  
NS     DIS 603 42211 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Viets, Aaron PHY 232  
NS     DIS 604 42212 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Yokoi, Koki PHY 152  
NS     DIS 605 46083 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Van Oeveren, Eric PHY 143  
NS     DIS 606 51089 5:30 PM-6:20 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Van Oeveren, Eric 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:
Counts as repeat of 1 cr Physics 219. 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 42214 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Smith, Nathaniel PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 42216 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Manandhar, Binod PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 42213 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Pandey, Suraj PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 42217 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/08-12/11 Manandhar, Binod PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 42215 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 09/08-12/11 Pandey, Suraj PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 48375 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Pandey, Suraj 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:
Counts as repeat of 1 cr Physics 220. 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 42220 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Coon, Matthew PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 46084 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Yokoi, Koki PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 42218 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Coon, Matthew PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 48376 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Nowitzke, Joel PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 42219 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Nowitzke, Joel PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 47940 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Nowitzke, Joel 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. Retakable 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 46288 - 09/02-12/11   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. Retakable 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 46390 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 002 46391 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 003 46392 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 004 46916 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 005 47941 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 006 47979 - 09/02-12/11   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:
Retakable w/change in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 42221 - 09/02-12/11   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) or 220(NP); Math 234(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 001 42222 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Hirschmugl, Carol PHY 353  

PHYSICS-370: Computational Physics (3 units; U )

Numerical solutions to various physics problems. Applications from mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, astrophysics, condensed matter physics. Emphasis on writing original computer programs, visualizing output data.

Notes:
Prereq: Physics 309(P); Math 234(P) or ElecEng 234(P); Physics 270(P) or CompSci 151(P); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 46847 8:00 AM-8:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Weinert, Michael PHY 146  

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

Independent research for undergraduates on faculty-supervised research projects.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001 35884 - 09/02-12/11 Agterberg, Daniel TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002 35885 - 09/02-12/11 Anchordoqui, Luis TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003 35886 - 09/02-12/11 Brady, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 35887 - 09/02-12/11 Creighton, Jolien TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 005 35888 - 09/02-12/11 De Arcenegui Siemens, F TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 006 35889 - 09/02-12/11 Friedman, John TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 007 35890 - 09/02-12/11 Gajdardziska, Marija TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 008 35891 - 09/02-12/11 Guptasarma, Prasenjit TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 009 35892 - 09/02-12/11 Hirschmugl, Carol TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 010 35893 - 09/02-12/11 Li, Lian TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 011 35900 - 09/02-12/11 Lyman, Paul TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 012 35894 - 09/02-12/11 Ormandy, Alex TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 013 35895 - 09/02-12/11 Patch, Sarah TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 014 35896 - 09/02-12/11 Raicu, Valerica TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 015 35897 - 09/02-12/11 Saldin, Dilano TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 016 35898 - 09/02-12/11 Sarma, Bimal TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 017 35899 - 09/02-12/11 Schmidt, Marius TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 018 35901 - 09/02-12/11 Kaplan, David TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 019 35902 - 09/02-12/11 Weinert, Michael TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 020 35903 - 09/02-12/11 Wiseman, Alan TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 021 35904 - 09/02-12/11 Chang, Philip TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 022 35905 - 09/02-12/11 Erb, Dawn TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 023 35906 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  

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 47036 2:00 PM-4:50 PM MT 09/02-12/11 Sarma, Bimal PHY 242  

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 46845 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Agterberg, Daniel PHY 146  
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 46846 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Lyman, Paul PHY 146  
          2:00 PM-2:50 PM W        

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. Retakable 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 46305 - 09/02-12/11   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:
Retakable 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 42239 - 09/02-12/11   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 48274 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Creighton, Jolien PHY 353  

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 48275 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Sarma, Bimal PHY 146  
          11:00 AM-11:50 AM F        

PHYSICS-517: Special Relativity (3 units; U/G )

Relativistic kinematics, the Lorentz transformation, tensor calculus, applications to motion of particles, electromagnetism.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 411(R) & 421(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52097 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Creighton, Jolien PHY 146 PDF

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 48371 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Saldin, Dilano PHY 353  

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 52094 3:00 PM-4:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Li, Lian PHY 353  

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 54124 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MF 09/02-12/11 Chamberlin, Sydney PHY 146  
This course will be taught by a graduate student.

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:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 35907 - 09/02-12/11 Agterberg, Daniel TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 35908 - 09/02-12/11 Anchordoqui, Luis TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 35909 - 09/02-12/11 Brady, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 35910 - 09/02-12/11 Creighton, Jolien TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 35911 - 09/02-12/11 Friedman, John TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 35912 - 09/02-12/11 Gajdardziska, Marija TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 35913 - 09/02-12/11 Guptasarma, Prasenjit TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 35914 - 09/02-12/11 Hirschmugl, Carol TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 35915 - 09/02-12/11 Li, Lian TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 35916 - 09/02-12/11 Lyman, Paul TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 35917 - 09/02-12/11 Ormandy, Alex TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 35918 - 09/02-12/11 Patch, Sarah TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 35919 - 09/02-12/11 Raicu, Valerica TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 35920 - 09/02-12/11 Saldin, Dilano TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 35921 - 09/02-12/11 Sarma, Bimal TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 35922 - 09/02-12/11 Schmidt, Marius TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 35923 - 09/02-12/11 Sorbello, Richard TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 35924 - 09/02-12/11 Weinert, Michael TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 35925 - 09/02-12/11 Wiseman, Alan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 35926 - 09/02-12/11 Wood, Robert TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 35927 - 09/02-12/11 De Arcenegui Siemens, F TBA  

PHYSICS-717: Gravitation (3 units; G )

General theory of relativity. Metric, covariant derivative, and curvature. Einstein field equations. Newtonian and weak-field limits. Gravitational waves. Experimental tests. Black holes and relativistic stars.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Physics 517(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 002 53984 2:00 PM-4:30 PM TR 09/29-11/22 Brady, Patrick PHY 353  

PHYSICS-900: Colloquium (1 units; G )

Lectures by staff and visitors on research in various areas of physics.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 SEM 001 52283 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Sarma, Bimal PHY 481  

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
    3 SEM 001 53164 8:00 AM-9:15 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Kaplan, David PHY 120  

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 35928 - 09/02-12/11 Agterberg, Daniel TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 002 35929 - 09/02-12/11 Anchordoqui, Luis TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 003 35930 - 09/02-12/11 Brady, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 004 35931 - 09/02-12/11 Creighton, Jolien TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 005 35932 - 09/02-12/11 De Arcenegui Siemens, F TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 006 35933 - 09/02-12/11 Friedman, John TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 007 35934 - 09/02-12/11 Gajdardziska, Marija TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 008 35935 - 09/02-12/11 Guptasarma, Prasenjit TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 009 35936 - 09/02-12/11 Hirschmugl, Carol TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 010 35937 - 09/02-12/11 Li, Lian TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 011 35938 - 09/02-12/11 Lyman, Paul TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 012 35939 - 09/02-12/11 Ormandy, Alex TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 013 35940 - 09/02-12/11 Patch, Sarah TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 014 35941 - 09/02-12/11 Raicu, Valerica TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 015 35942 - 09/02-12/11 Saldin, Dilano TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 016 35943 - 09/02-12/11 Sarma, Bimal TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 017 35944 - 09/02-12/11 Schmidt, Marius TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 018 35945 - 09/02-12/11 Kaplan, David TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 019 35946 - 09/02-12/11 Weinert, Michael TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 020 35947 - 09/02-12/11 Wiseman, Alan TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 021 35948 - 09/02-12/11 Erb, Dawn TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 022 35949 - 09/02-12/11 Parker, Leonard TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 023 35950 - 09/02-12/11 Chang, Philip TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 024 35951 - 09/02-12/11   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 35952 - 09/02-12/11 Agterberg, Daniel TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 35953 - 09/02-12/11 Anchordoqui, Luis TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 35954 - 09/02-12/11 Brady, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 35955 - 09/02-12/11 Creighton, Jolien TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 35956 - 09/02-12/11 De Arcenegui Siemens, F TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 35957 - 09/02-12/11 Friedman, John TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 35958 - 09/02-12/11 Gajdardziska, Marija TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 35959 - 09/02-12/11 Guptasarma, Prasenjit TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 35960 - 09/02-12/11 Hirschmugl, Carol TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 35961 - 09/02-12/11 Li, Lian TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 35969 - 09/02-12/11 Lyman, Paul TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 35962 - 09/02-12/11 Ormandy, Alex TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 35963 - 09/02-12/11 Patch, Sarah TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 35964 - 09/02-12/11 Raicu, Valerica TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 35965 - 09/02-12/11 Saldin, Dilano TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 35966 - 09/02-12/11 Sarma, Bimal TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 35967 - 09/02-12/11 Schmidt, Marius TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 35968 - 09/02-12/11 Sorbello, Richard TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 35970 - 09/02-12/11 Weinert, Michael TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 35971 - 09/02-12/11 Wiseman, Alan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 35972 - 09/02-12/11 Yakovlev, Vladislav TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022 35973 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 35974 - 09/02-12/11   TBA