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Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
2
Course delivery methods
Hybrid or Others
Subject
Physical sciences, Mathematical sciences, Engineering & technology
Program
School
School of Science and Engineering
Department
Bachelor's Program in Interdisciplinary Engineering
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
April - August
Weekday and Period
Thu1,2
Capacity
Credits
3.0
Language
English
Course Number
FJ12001

Modern Physics University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

The course will focus about overview of modern physics aiming at Engineering students.
Students in this course will have introductory concept about wave-particle properties of electromagnetic radiation,
quantum mechanics, properties of atom, molecular structure, statistical physics, and solid state physics.

Learning Achievement

1. The students are able to explain the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation of classical mechanics.
2. The students are able to find the normal modes of coupled oscillators.
3. The students are able to explain the basic idea of modern physics based on quantum theory.
4. The students are able to further learn more advanced subjects such as quantum mechanics, statistical physics, solid-state physics, etc.

Competence

Related to 2. Understanding ability of physical phenomena.

Course prerequisites

Students should have completed Introduction to Single-Variable Calculus I and II, Advanced Calculus, Linear Algebra I and II, Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Thermodynamics

Grading Philosophy

20% Class perfrmance, Homework
40% Midterm exam
40% Final Exam
* All exams are closed book.

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Sano Nobuyuki

Other information

Lecture is conducted in English.
Hybrid or Others
face-to-face, Online(Asynchronous) and Online(Synchronous) * Absent more than 3 times (classes) without prior notification will be considered fail in the course
* Rules and regulations regarding examination as set forth by University of Tsukuba will be strictly observed.
* All exams are closed book for in-class lecture. In the case of hybrid lecture, all exams are open book.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Nobuyuki Sano

Email address: sano.nobuyuki.gw@u.tsukuba.ac.jp


Link to the syllabus provided by the university