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Physics
Chair: Alan Wiseman agw@uw.edu
Kenwood IRC 4186

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

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

Notes:
Fee for 3 cr assessed. Not open to students w/cr in Physics 110(ER), 120(ER), or 209(ER). Prereq: Math Placement Level 10.
This is a prep course designed specifically for students who will go on to take Physics 120. Department permission is required to enroll. Department Contact is Associate Chair at chunnaic@uwm.edu

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 LEC 001
54280 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 02/24-05/07 Maillis, James PHY 145  

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

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

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   3 LEC 001
48265 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 202
54268 - 01/21-05/07 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ONLINE WEB  
This lecture section is tailored to meet the needs of Architecture students though it is open to general enrollment.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

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

Experiments correlated with Physics 107.

Notes:
Prereq: Physics 107(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
48266 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 236  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
48267 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/21-05/07   PHY 236  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
48268 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/21-05/07   PHY 236  
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 LEC 401 and ONE of DIS 601 or DIS 602

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 001
53003 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MWF 01/21-05/07 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
54270 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 120  
NS     DIS 602
54271 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 01/21-05/07   PHY 120  

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

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

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Math Placement Level 30 or grade of C or better in Physics 100(P); HS trig or Physics 100 strongly recom.
Enroll in: EITHER LEC 401 and ONE of DIS 601 through 604 OR LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 605 through 608. If enrollment is low, only a limited number of discussion sections may be available

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
48269 8:00 AM-8:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Maillis, James PHY 135  
NS   4 LEC 402
48270 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MWF 01/21-05/07 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
48271 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 127  
NS     DIS 602
48272 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 127  
NS     DIS 603
49209 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 127  
NS     DIS 606
48274 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 147  
NS     DIS 607
48275 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 147  
NS     DIS 608
49023 12:00 PM-12:50 PM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 120  

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

Experiments correlated with lecture material of Physics 120.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
48277 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/27-05/07   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
54273 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
48278 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/21-05/07   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
48279 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/21-05/07   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
51645 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 01/27-05/07   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
50638 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807
48276 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 01/21-05/07   PHY 233  
Consent required to audit.

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

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

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 122, 123, 210, 215, 220 carries 5 cr max toward graduation. Prereq: Physics 120(NP).
Enroll in: EITHER LEC 401 and ONE of DIS 601 through 604 OR LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 605 through 607 If enrollment is low, only a limited number of discussion sections may be available

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
50821 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402
50639 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Maillis, James PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
48281 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 120  
NS     DIS 602
48282 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 120  
NS     DIS 603
48283 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 120  
NS     DIS 606
52290 7:00 PM-7:50 PM MW 01/21-05/07   PHY 353  
NS     DIS 607
50819 4:30 PM-5:20 PM MW 01/21-05/07   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
52765 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/27-05/07   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
48915 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
48916 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/21-05/07   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
49086 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/21-05/07   PHY 237  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
48285 5:00 PM-7:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 237  
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
46483 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
52761 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

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

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

Notes:
Any combination of Physics 120, 121, 209, 214, 219 carries max 5 cr toward graduation. Prereq: Math 227(C), 228(C), or 232(C).
Enroll in: EITHER LEC 401 and ONE of DIS 601 through 603 OR LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 604 through 606. If enrollment is low, only a limited number of discussion sections may be available

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
48286 8:00 AM-8:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Wood, Robert PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402
48287 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Wood, Robert PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
48288 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 126  
NS     DIS 602
54275 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 126  
NS     DIS 603
48289 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 126  
NS     DIS 604
48290 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 151  
NS     DIS 605
48986 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 151  
NS     DIS 606
50374 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   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).
Enroll in: EITHER LEC 401 and ONE of DIS 601 through 605 OR LEC 402 and ONE of DIS 606 through 608. If enrollment is low, only a limited number of discussion sections may be available

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   4 LEC 401
52536 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Chang, Philip PHY 133  
NS   4 LEC 402
52537 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Maillis, James PHY 135  
NS     DIS 601
52538 8:00 AM-8:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 602
54276 9:00 AM-9:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 603
52539 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 604
52540 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 143  
NS     DIS 606
54277 7:00 PM-7:50 PM TR 01/21-05/07   PHY 120  
NS     DIS 608
54278 4:30 PM-5:20 PM TR 01/21-05/07   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).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
48291 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/27-05/07   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
48292 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
54279 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/21-05/07   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
49543 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 01/27-05/07   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
51095 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 01/21-05/07   PHY 227  
Consent required to audit.

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

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

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   1 LAB 801
48295 2:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/27-05/07   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 802
48296 2:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 803
49053 2:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/21-05/07   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 804
49087 2:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/21-05/07   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 805
49409 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 01/27-05/07   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 806
48294 5:00 PM-7:50 PM W 01/21-05/07   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 807
48987 11:00 AM-1:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   1 LAB 808
51096 11:00 AM-1:50 PM R 01/21-05/07   PHY 241  
Consent required to audit.

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

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

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
52301 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
52302 - 01/21-05/07   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 IND 001
52542 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
52543 - 01/21-05/07   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
47521 - 01/21-05/07   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
54281 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 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 cr in PHYSICS 341. Prereq: jr st; B- or better in either PHYSICS 210(NP) or PHYSICS 220(NP); B- or better in MATH 233; MATH 234(C) or ELECENG 234(C); or consent of instructor.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 001
48297 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Hirschmugl, Carol KEN 1130  

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
52541 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Otu, Joseph PHY 120  

PHYSICS-325: Optics (4 units; U )

Geometric and physical optics, image formation, interference, diffraction, polarization, optical instruments, resolving power, coherence, lasers, holography. Selected experiments in optics. Studio-format course.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Physics 325 & 2 cr of Physics 410. Prereq: Math 234(P) & Physics 309(C) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LAB 801
50214 11:00 AM-1:50 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Raicu, Valerica PHY 353  
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
46484 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 IND 002
46485 - 01/21-05/07   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
52303 2:00 PM-4:50 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Dasgupta, Debashis PHY 349  

PHYSICS-411: Mechanics (4 units; U/G )

Kinematics, vector analysis, conservation laws, oscillations, variational methods, chaos, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian mechanics.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(NP).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001
49257 12:30 PM-1:20 PM F 01/21-05/07 Wood, Robert PHY 120  
          12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW        

PHYSICS-422: Electricity and Magnetism II (3 units; U/G )

Conservation laws in electrodynamics, Maxwell's stress tensor, electromagnetic waves, absorption, dispersion, reflection and transmission of plane electromagnetic waves, wave guides, retarded potentials, radiation, electrodynamics and relativity.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of PHYSICS 421. Prereq: jr st, C or better in PHYSICS 420(P); or grad st.

Conservation laws in electrodynamics, Maxwell's stress tensor, electromagnetic waves, absorption, dispersion, reflection and transmission of plane electromagnetic waves, wave guides, retarded potentials, radiation, electrodynamics and relativity.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of PHYSICS 421. Prereq: jr st, C or better in PHYSICS 420(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
49258 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53504 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-422G: Electricity and Magnetism II (3 units; U/G )

Conservation laws in electrodynamics, Maxwell's stress tensor, electromagnetic waves, absorption, dispersion, reflection and transmission of plane electromagnetic waves, wave guides, retarded potentials, radiation, electrodynamics and relativity.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of PHYSICS 421. Prereq: jr st, C or better in PHYSICS 420(P); or grad st.

Conservation laws in electrodynamics, Maxwell's stress tensor, electromagnetic waves, absorption, dispersion, reflection and transmission of plane electromagnetic waves, wave guides, retarded potentials, radiation, electrodynamics and relativity.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 2 cr of PHYSICS 421. Prereq: jr st, C or better in PHYSICS 420(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
49258 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53504 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-442: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics II (3 units; U/G )

Continuation of PHYSICS 441, emphasizing perturbation theory and applications to multi-electron systems, including atoms, molecules, and solids.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; C or better in PHYSICS 441(NP); or grad st.

Continuation of PHYSICS 441, emphasizing perturbation theory and applications to multi-electron systems, including atoms, molecules, and solids.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; C or better in PHYSICS 441(NP); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
48917 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54285 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  

PHYSICS-442G: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics II (3 units; U/G )

Continuation of PHYSICS 441, emphasizing perturbation theory and applications to multi-electron systems, including atoms, molecules, and solids.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; C or better in PHYSICS 441(NP); or grad st.

Continuation of PHYSICS 441, emphasizing perturbation theory and applications to multi-electron systems, including atoms, molecules, and solids.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; C or better in PHYSICS 441(NP); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
48917 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54285 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MWF 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul PHY 120  

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
52304 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
52305 - 01/21-05/07   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
47520 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

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).

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
54282 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1140  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54286 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1140  

PHYSICS-515G: 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).

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
54282 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1140  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54286 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Agterberg, Daniel KEN 1140  

PHYSICS-532: Principles of Quantum Mechanics II (3 units; U/G )

Continuation of 531. Spin; hydrogen atom; variational methods; WKB approximation; perturbation theory; scattering theory; Dirac equation.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 531(P).

Continuation of 531. Spin; hydrogen atom; variational methods; WKB approximation; perturbation theory; scattering theory; Dirac equation.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 531(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
48918 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53505 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  

PHYSICS-532G: Principles of Quantum Mechanics II (3 units; U/G )

Continuation of 531. Spin; hydrogen atom; variational methods; WKB approximation; perturbation theory; scattering theory; Dirac equation.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 531(P).

Continuation of 531. Spin; hydrogen atom; variational methods; WKB approximation; perturbation theory; scattering theory; Dirac equation.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 531(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
48918 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53505 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Wiseman, Alan PHY 127  

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
46506 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
46507 - 01/21-05/07   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
54283 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Popa, Ionel KEN 1130  
Consent required to audit.

PHYSICS-720: Electrodynamics I (3 units; G )

Maxwell's equations; Helmholz theorem; scalar and vector potentials; boundary value problems; plane wave solutions.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Physics 711(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
50131 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Schwander, Peter KEN 1130  

PHYSICS-818: Advanced Topics in Gravitational Physics (3 units; G )

Topics depend on student interest. Initial value problem. Spinors and positive mass. Singularity theorems. Modern kaluza-klein theory. Approaches to quantum gravity.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54287 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Creighton, Jolien 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
46547 - 01/21-05/07 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 002
46530 - 01/21-05/07 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 003
46531 - 01/21-05/07 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 004
46532 - 01/21-05/07 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 005
46533 - 01/21-05/07 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 006
46534 - 01/21-05/07 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 007
46535 - 01/21-05/07 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 008
46536 - 01/21-05/07 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 009
46537 - 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 010
46538 - 01/21-05/07 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 011
46539 - 01/21-05/07 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 012
46540 - 01/21-05/07 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 013
46541 - 01/21-05/07 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 014
46542 - 01/21-05/07 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 015
46543 - 01/21-05/07 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 016
46544 - 01/21-05/07 Vigeland, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 017
46545 - 01/21-05/07 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 018
46546 - 01/21-05/07 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 019
46548 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 9 IND 020
46549 - 01/21-05/07   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
46556 - 01/21-05/07 Agterberg, Daniel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
46557 - 01/21-05/07 Brady, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
46558 - 01/21-05/07 Chang, Philip ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
46559 - 01/21-05/07 Creighton, Jolien ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
46560 - 01/21-05/07 Erb, Dawn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
46561 - 01/21-05/07 Gajdardziska, Marija ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007
46562 - 01/21-05/07 Guptasarma, Prasenjit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008
46563 - 01/21-05/07 Hirschmugl, Carol ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009
46564 - 01/21-05/07 Kaplan, David ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
46565 - 01/21-05/07 Lyman, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011
46566 - 01/21-05/07 Ormandy, Alex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012
46567 - 01/21-05/07 Patch, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
46568 - 01/21-05/07 Popa, Ionel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014
46569 - 01/21-05/07 Raicu, Valerica ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015
46570 - 01/21-05/07 Schmidt, Marius ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016
46571 - 01/21-05/07 Schwander, Peter ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017
46572 - 01/21-05/07 Vigeland, Sarah ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018
46573 - 01/21-05/07 Weinert, Michael ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019
46574 - 01/21-05/07 Wiseman, Alan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020
46575 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

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