PHYS 121 LEC,TST,TUT 0.50 Mechanics An introductory course in physics for students intending to concentrate their future studies in the physical sciences, optometry or mathematics; includes particle kinematics and dynamics, forces in nature, work and energy, conservation of energy and linear momentum, rotational kinematics and dynamics, and conservation of angular momentum. [Note: Successful completion of 4 U Calculus and Vectors , 4U Advanced Functions and 4U Physics is required. Science students must also take PHYS 121L (or PHYS 131L if they intend to follow any Physics or Mathematical Physics Plan.) Students in Honours Life Physics, Biophysics Specialization, are encouraged to take PHYS 111L.] Coreq: One of MATH 104, 127, 137, 147. Antireq: PHYS 111, 115, ECE 105 1 PHYS 122 LEC,TST,TUT 0.50 Waves, Electricity and Magnetism A continuation of PHYS 121; includes simple harmonic motion, wave motion and sound, electrostatic force and potential, electric current and power, capacitors, DC circuits, magnetic field and induction. [Note: Science students must also take PHYS 122L (or PHYS 132L if they intend to follow any Physics or Mathematical Physics Plan). Prereq: PHYS 111 (minimum grade 70%) or PHYS 115 or 121 or ECE 105. Coreq: One of MATH 127, 137, 147. Antireq: PHYS 112, 125. PHYS 124 LEC,TST,TUT 0.50 Modern Physics An introductory course in modern physics; includes relativity, quantum physics, atomic physics, nuclear physics, particle physics and gravitation. [Offered: W] Prereq: PHYS 111 (minimum grade 70%) or 115 or 121 or ECE 105. Coreq: PHYS 112 or 122 MATH 104 Introductory Calculus for Arts and Social Science MATH 127 Calculus 1 for the Sciences MATH 137 Calculus 1 for Honours Mathematics MATH 147 Calculus 1 (Advanced Level) For the Minor in Physics at Nipissing University, we offer Quantum Physics and Computational Physics at 3000 level. 2 Physics 1301A/B -Introductory Physics I Physics 1402A/B -Physics for Engineering Students II Calculus 1000A/B -Calculus I Calculus 1500A/B -Calculus I for the Mathematical Sciences Calculus 2302A/B -Intermediate Calculus I Physics 2101A/B -Intermediate Electromagnetism Physics 2102A/B -Introduction to Modern Physics Physics 2110A/B -Oscillations and Waves Physics 2910F/G -Introduction to Physical Measurement 3 University of Toronto Physics Minor (Science Program) (4.0 FCE) First Year: (1.0 FCE) PHY131H1/PHY151H1, PHY132H1/PHY152H1 Second Year: (2.0 FCE) 1. PHY224H1 2. 1.5 FCE from PHY231H1, PHY250H1, PHY252H1, PHY254H1, PHY256H1 Third Year: (1.0 FCE) 1. PHY324H1. 2. 0.5 FCE from: APM346H1/JPE395H1/JPE493H1/MAT334H1/MAT354H1/PHY-300 level course/PHY-400 level course, excluding JPH311H1 PHY131H1 Introduction to Physics I[24L/20P] A first university physics course primarily for students not intending to pursue a Specialist or Major program in Physical or Mathematical Sciences. Topics include: classical kinematics & dynamics, momentum, energy, force, friction, work, power, angular momentum, oscillations, fluids, viscosity. Prerequisite: MCV4U Calculus & Vectors / MHF4U Functions & Calculus Corequisite: MAT135H1/MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1 Exclusion: PHY151H1 Recommended Preparation: SPH4U Physics and SCH4U Chemistry Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) PHY151H1 Foundations of Physics I[36L/30P] The first physics course in many of the Specialist and Major Programs in Physical Sciences. It provides an introduction to the concepts, approaches and tools the physicist uses to describe the physical world while laying the foundation for classical and modern mechanics. Topics include: mathematics of physics, energy, momentum, conservation laws, kinematics, dynamics, special relativity, and gravity. Prerequisite: MCV4U Calculus & Vectors / MCB4U Functions & Calculus; SPH4U Physics Corequisite: MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1 Exclusion: PHY131H1/PHY110Y1/PHY138Y1/PHY140Y1 Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) 4 PHY132H1 Introduction to Physics II[24L/20P] The second university physics course primarily for students not intending to pursue a Specialist or Major program in Physical or Mathematical Sciences. Topics include: waves, sound, light, electricity, magnetism, special relativity. Prerequisite: PHY131H1/PHY151H1 Corequisite: MAT136H1/MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1 Exclusion: PHY152H1 Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) PHY254H1 Mechanics: From Oscillations to Chaos[24L/12T] The course analyzes the linear, nonlinear and chaotic behaviour of classical mechanical systems such as harmonic oscillators, rotating bodies, and central field systems. The course will develop the analytical and numerical tools to solve such systems and determine their basic properties. The course will include mathematical analysis, numerical exercises using Python, and participatory demonstrations of mechanical systems. Prerequisite: PHY132H1/PHY152H1 (PHY152H1 recommended) Corequisite: MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1 (MAT244H1 and PHY224H1 recom mended Co-requisites) Exclusion: PHY255H1 Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) PHY256H1 Introduction to Quantum Physics[24L/12T] Failures of classical physics; the Quantum revolution; Stern-Gerlach effect; harmonic oscillator; uncertainty principle; interference packets; scattering and tunneling in onedimension. Prerequisite: PHY132H1/PHY152H1 Corequisite: MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1, (MAT223H1/MAT240H1 recommended) Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) PHY324H1 Practical Physics II[12L/72P] A modular practical course that further develops the core experimental and computational skills necessary to do Physics: Mathematical models, computational simulations and solutions, experimental measurements, data and error analysis. Prerequisite: PHY224H1 Exclusion: PHY225H1 Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) PHY250H1 Electricity and Magnetism[24L/12T] An introductory course in Electromagnetism. Topics include: Point charges, Coulomb’s law, electrostatic field and potential, Gauss's Law, conductors, electrostatic energy, 5 magnetostatics, Ampere's Law, Biot-Savart Law, the Lorentz Force Law, Faraday’s Law, Maxwell's equations in free space. Prerequisite: PHY132H1/PHY152H1 Corequisite: MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1 Exclusion: PHY238Y1, PHY251H1 Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) PHY324H1 Practical Physics II[12L/72P] A modular practical course that further develops the core experimental and computational skills necessary to do Physics: Mathematical models, computational simulations and solutions, experimental measurements, data and error analysis. Prerequisite: PHY224H1 Exclusion: PHY225H1 Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) APM346H1 Partial Differential Equations[36L] Sturm-Liouville problems, Green's functions, special functions (Bessel, Legendre), partial differential equations of second order, separation of variables, integral equations, Fourier transform, stationary phase method. Prerequisite: MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1, MAT244H1/MAT267H1 Exclusion: APM351Y1 Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course Breadth Requirement: The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5) MAT135H1 MAT136H1 MAT137Y1 MAT157Y1 MAT223H1 MAT224H1 MAT235Y1 MAT237Y1 MAT240H1 MAT244H1 MAT257Y1 MAT267H1 Calculus 1(A)[36L/12T] Calculus 1(B)[36L/12T] Calculus[72L/24T] Analysis I[72L/48T] Linear Algebra I[36L/12T] Linear Algebra II[36L/12T] Calculus II[72L] Multivariable Calculus[72L] Algebra I[36L/24T] Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations[36L] Analysis II[72L/48T] Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations I[36L/12T] 6

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