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    Vassar College
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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PHYS 115 - Topics in Classical Physics


1 unit(s)


This course covers topics typically left out of the physics AP curriculum and reinforces the use of calculus in mechanics and electricity and magnetism. Part of the course will be devoted to current research and applications of physics. Topics may include, nanotechnology, lasers, materials science, particle and nuclear physics in medicine, biophysics, geophysics, environmental physics and astrophysics.

Not all topics are taught in a specific year.

Only open to freshman and sophomores with AP B credit or AP C credit for Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism, IB credit, or special permission.

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.



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