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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 22070 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Wood, Robert PHY 133  
Consent required to audit.
NS   3 LEC 202 22071 - 09/05-12/14 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 regular 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).
Questions about enrollment in Physics 108 labs should be sent to the lab supervisor, Prof Prasenjit Guptasarma pg@uwm.edu

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801 19703 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Guptasarma, Prasenjit PHY 236  
NS+           T   Rexhausen, William    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 23057 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Guptasarma, Prasenjit PHY 236  
NS+           W   Rexhausen, William    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 19702 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 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 C.
Enroll in LEC 401 and EITHER DIS 601 OR DIS 602

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 22272 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MWF 09/05-12/14 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
Consent required to audit.
NS     DIS 601 22273 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Murray, Daniel PHY 120  
NS     DIS 602 22274 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Murray, Daniel 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 B 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, 611, or 612. NOTE THAT IF ENROLLMENT IS LOW, SOME OF THESE DISCUSSIONS MAY BE UNAVAILABLE.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 19704 8:00 AM-8:50 AM MWF 09/05-12/14 Maillis, James PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 402 19705 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/05-12/14 Gordon, Susan PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 403 22048 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Gordon, Susan PHY 133  
NS     DIS 601 19706 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Brown, Ian PHY 143  
NS     DIS 602 19707 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Brown, Ian PHY 143  
NS     DIS 603 19708 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Piotrzkowski, Brandon PHY 143  
NS     DIS 604 19709 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Piotrzkowski, Brandon PHY 353  
NS     DIS 605 19710 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Parsons, Christian PHY 151  
NS     DIS 606 19711 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Norwood, Tyler PHY 151  
NS     DIS 607 19712 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Norwood, Tyler PHY 151  
NS     DIS 608 19713 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Poudyal, Ishwor PHY 151  
NS     DIS 609 20797 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Parsons, Christian PHY 120  
NS     DIS 611 22869 4:30 PM-5:20 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Parsons, Christian 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).
Questions about enrollment in Physics 121 labs should be sent to the lab supervisor, Prof Ionel Popa popa@uwm.edu

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801 21169 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Li, Yanan PHY 233  
NS+           T   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 19716 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 19717 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 19719 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Badu, Dammar PHY 233  
NS+           T   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 19714 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 233  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 19715 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Dahal, Narayan PHY 233  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807 20697 11:00 AM-1:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Li, Yanan PHY 233  
NS+           T   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 808 19718 11:00 AM-1:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Adhikari, Dhruba PHY 233  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 809 21475 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Li, Yanan 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 BE UNAVAILABLE.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 19720 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/05-12/14 Gordon, Susan PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 402 22064 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601 19721 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Norwood, Tyler PHY 353  
NS     DIS 602 19722 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Prust, Logan PHY 120  
NS     DIS 603 19723 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Prust, Logan PHY 120  
NS     DIS 604 21009 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Mohite, Siddharth PHY 142  
NS     DIS 606 24778 4:30 PM-5:20 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Mohite, Siddharth PHY 353  

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).
Questions about enrollment in Physics 123 labs should be sent to the lab supervisor, Prof Peter Schwander pschwan@uwm.edu

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801 19725 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
NS+           T   Sharma, Netra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 19724 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Holmes, Danika PHY 237  
NS+           W   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 20796 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Holmes, Danika PHY 237  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 20621 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
NS+           T   Sharma, Netra    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 21218 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Holmes, Danika PHY 237  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 24821 11:00 AM-1:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter PHY 237  
NS+           W   Sharma, Netra    
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
To register: contact Kyla Esguerra (kylam@uwm.edu) at the Office of Undergraduate Research, Bolton Hall 192.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
FYRE Sem:Clocking Dead Stars with Radio Telescopes
NS   3 SEM 001 24931 1:00 PM-2:15 PM M 09/05-12/14 Kaplan, David KEN 1140  
NS           M   Swiggum, Joseph    
NS         1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/11-12/14      
Enrollment in this section will be managed through the Office of Undergraduate Research. Interested students should contact Kyla Esguerra (kylam@uwm.edu) for permission to enroll.
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 16472 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 16473 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 16474 - 09/05-12/14   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 LEC 401 and ONE of DIS 601, 602, 603, 604 or 605; OR in LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 606, 607, 608, 609, or 610. NOTE THAT IF ENROLLMENT IS LOW, SOME OF THESE DISCUSSIONS MAY BE UNAVAILABLE.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 24779 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MWF 09/05-12/14 Chang, Philip PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402 24780 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Maillis, James PHY 133  
NS     DIS 602 19729 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Amin, Adil PHY 142  
NS     DIS 603 19730 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Amin, Adil PHY 142  
NS     DIS 604 19731 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Qi, Hong PHY 142  
NS     DIS 605 19732 12:00 PM-12:50 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Qi, Hong PHY 353  
NS     DIS 606 23502 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Mcewen, Alexander PHY 142  
NS     DIS 608 24782 4:30 PM-5:20 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Mcewen, Alexander PHY 142  
NS     DIS 610 25051 5:30 PM-6:20 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Mcewen, Alexander PHY 353  

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 LEC 401 and ONE of DIS 601, 602, or 603; OR in LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 604, 605, or 606. NOTE THAT IF ENROLLMENT IS LOW, SOME OF THESE DISCUSSIONS MAY BE UNAVAILABLE.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401 19734 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/05-12/14 Wood, Robert PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 402 22066 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601 19735 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Rose, Caitlin PHY 127  
NS     DIS 602 19736 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Rose, Caitlin PHY 127  
NS     DIS 603 19737 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Ray, Sugato PHY 127  
NS     DIS 604 19738 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Radevych, Danylo PHY 120  
NS     DIS 606 22067 4:30 PM-5:20 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Radevych, Danylo PHY 120  

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).
Questions about enrollment in Physics 214 labs should be sent to the lab supervisor, Prof Peter Schwander pschwan@uwm.edu

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801 23039 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Mukherjee, Debnandini PHY 227  
NS+           T   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 23040 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Garg, Uma PHY 227  
NS+           T   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 23041 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Mukherjee, Debnandini PHY 227  
NS+           W   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 23042 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Mukherjee, Debnandini PHY 227  
NS+           W   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 23043 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Garg, Uma PHY 227  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 23044 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter PHY 227  
NS+           R   Sharma, Sabita    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807 24785 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Garg, Uma PHY 227  
NS+           R   Schwander, Peter    
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).
Questions about enrollment in Physics 215 labs should be sent to the lab supervisor, Prof Ionel Popa popa@uwm.edu

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801 19741 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           T   Schofield, Alex    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802 20698 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Nowitzke, Joel PHY 241  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803 19739 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           R   Van Oeveren, Eric    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804 21474 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           T   Zhang, Chaoran    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805 19740 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Nowitzke, Joel PHY 241  
NS+           W   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806 21324 5:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Nowitzke, Joel PHY 241  
NS+           R   Popa, Ionel    
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807 24120 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel PHY 241  
NS+           R   Walter, Nicholas    
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).
Open only to intended or declared physics majors (including dual majors in engineering and physics). Associate Chair's permission required to enroll: contact chunnaic@uwm.edu

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   5 LEC 401 23492 8:00 AM-9:15 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
Associate Chair's consent required to enroll. Email chunnaic@uwm.edu
Audit never allowed.
NS+     DIS 601 24789 9:30 AM-11:30 AM T 09/05-12/14 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 343  
Audit never allowed.
NS+     LAB 801 23503 9:30 AM-12:30 PM R 09/05-12/14 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 20769 - 09/05-12/14   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 20802 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 002 20803 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 003 20804 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 004 21018 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 LEC 005 21325 - 09/05-12/14   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 17748 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

PHYSICS-306: Introduction to Biophysics (3 units; U )

Physical foundations of cellular phenomena; physical laws of complex biological systems; imaging and instrumentation for biophysics. 3 hrs lec.

Notes:
Approved for Premed Stds Cert Prog. Prereq: Physics 122(P) or 210(P); Chemistry 104(P) or 105(P).
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25891 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel KEN 1130  

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 19742 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Ormandy, Alex KEN 1130 PDF

PHYSICS-317: Thermodynamics (3 units; U )

Classical thermodynamics, including entropy, the use of thermodynamic potentials, and applications to pressure-volume and other systems. Some basic statistical physics may be included.

Notes:
Prereq: Physics 210(NP).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 23487 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/05-12/14 Wood, Robert PHY 147  

PHYSICS-381: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; NS)

Selected topics concerning history and the nature of physics as an intellectual discipline.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. No cr toward major. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Energy and the Environment
NS   3 SEM 001 23621 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Hirschmugl, Carol HON 190  
Audit never allowed.

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 16475 - 09/05-12/14 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 002 16476 - 09/05-12/14 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 003 16477 - 09/05-12/14 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 004 16478 - 09/05-12/14 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 005 16479 - 09/05-12/14 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 006 16480 - 09/05-12/14 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 007 16481 - 09/05-12/14 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 008 16482 - 09/05-12/14 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 009 16483 - 09/05-12/14 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 010 16484 - 09/05-12/14 Li, Lian ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 011 16491 - 09/05-12/14 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 012 16485 - 09/05-12/14 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 013 16486 - 09/05-12/14 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 014 16487 - 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 015 16488 - 09/05-12/14 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 016 16489 - 09/05-12/14 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 017 16490 - 09/05-12/14 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 018 16492 - 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 019 16493 - 09/05-12/14 De Arcenegui Siemens, F ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 020 16494 - 09/05-12/14 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 021 16495 - 09/05-12/14 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 022 16496 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 023 16497 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 024 16498 - 09/05-12/14   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.
Department permission required to enroll. Contact Associate Chair.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801 23570 2:00 PM-4:50 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 349  
Department permission required to enroll.
Preference given to students who require this class to graduate in in December 17. 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 20993 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 09/05-12/14 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).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 20994 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Wood, Robert PHY 353  
          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 20782 - 09/05-12/14   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 17747 - 09/05-12/14   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 21436 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 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 21437 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1130  

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 24786 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Creighton, Jolien KEN 1130 PDF
Undergraduates wishing to enroll in Physics 517 may disregard the currently published pre-req of Physics 421.

This course will also cover gravitation and the general theory of relativity.

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 21471 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 09/05-12/14 Lyman, Paul PHY 143  

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 22716 2:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 09/05-12/14 O'halloran, Joseph 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 16499 - 09/05-12/14 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 16500 - 09/05-12/14 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 16501 - 09/05-12/14 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 16502 - 09/05-12/14 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 16503 - 09/05-12/14 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 16504 - 09/05-12/14 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 16505 - 09/05-12/14 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 16506 - 09/05-12/14 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 16507 - 09/05-12/14 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 16508 - 09/05-12/14 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 16509 - 09/05-12/14 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 16510 - 09/05-12/14 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 16511 - 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 16512 - 09/05-12/14 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 16513 - 09/05-12/14 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 16514 - 09/05-12/14 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 16515 - 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 16516 - 09/05-12/14 De Arcenegui Siemens, F ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 16517 - 09/05-12/14 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 16518 - 09/05-12/14 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 16519 - 09/05-12/14 Wood, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 24798 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024 24799 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  

PHYSICS-705: Molecular, Cellular, and System Biophysics (3 units; G )

Cell structure and the molecular basis for life. Molecular and cellular interactions. Supracellular organization, signalling, and communication. Self-similarity and cooperativity.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24787 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel KEN 1130  
Consent required to audit.

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 22796 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  

PHYSICS-831: Quantum Field Theory I (3 units; G )

Group theory, canonical and path integral quantization, feynman rules, quantum electrodynamics, renormalization, quantum chromodynamics, electroweak theory, spontaneous symmetry breaking.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Physics 732(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24788 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Chang, Philip PHY 127  
            TR   Friedman, John    

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 26342 3:00 PM-3:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Saldin, Dilano KEN 1180  

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 16520 - 09/05-12/14 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 002 16521 - 09/05-12/14 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 003 16522 - 09/05-12/14 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 004 16523 - 09/05-12/14 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 005 16524 - 09/05-12/14 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 006 16525 - 09/05-12/14 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 007 16526 - 09/05-12/14 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 008 16527 - 09/05-12/14 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 009 16528 - 09/05-12/14 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 010 16529 - 09/05-12/14 Li, Lian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 011 16530 - 09/05-12/14 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 012 16531 - 09/05-12/14 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 013 16532 - 09/05-12/14 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 014 16533 - 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 015 16534 - 09/05-12/14 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 016 16535 - 09/05-12/14 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 017 16536 - 09/05-12/14 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 018 16537 - 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 019 16538 - 09/05-12/14 De Arcenegui Siemens, F ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 020 16539 - 09/05-12/14 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 021 16540 - 09/05-12/14 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 022 16541 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 023 16542 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 024 16543 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 025 24800 - 09/05-12/14   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 16544 - 09/05-12/14 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 16545 - 09/05-12/14 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 16546 - 09/05-12/14 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 16547 - 09/05-12/14 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 16548 - 09/05-12/14 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 16549 - 09/05-12/14 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 16550 - 09/05-12/14 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 16551 - 09/05-12/14 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 16552 - 09/05-12/14 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 16553 - 09/05-12/14 Li, Lian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 16561 - 09/05-12/14 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 16554 - 09/05-12/14 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 16555 - 09/05-12/14 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 16556 - 09/05-12/14 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 16557 - 09/05-12/14 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 16558 - 09/05-12/14 Saldin, Dilano ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 16559 - 09/05-12/14 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 16560 - 09/05-12/14 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 16562 - 09/05-12/14 De Arcenegui Siemens, F ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 16563 - 09/05-12/14 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 16564 - 09/05-12/14 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022 16565 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 16566 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024 24801 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 025 24802 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA