Physics 7210 – Graduate Journal Club (Jan 2012 – April 2012)
Offers a weekly seminar to introduce first- and second-year physics graduate students to research being done in the Physics department by advanced physics graduate students and faculty. See talk schedule here.
Physics 1145 – Physics for Life Sciences 1 (Sept 2011 – Dec 2011)
Covers mechanics, fluids, and temperature and kinetic theory. The application of physics to a variety of problems in the life and health sciences is emphasized. Mechanics topics include one-dimensional motion, forces, vectors, Newton’s laws, equilibrium, work, energy, and power. Fluids topics include density, pressure, buoyancy, fluids in motion, viscosity, and surface tension. Temperature and kinetic theory topics include temperature, thermal equilibrium, gas laws, ideal gas law, kinetic theory, vapor pressure, and diffusion. A laboratory is included. Coreq. PHYS 1146.
Days: M, W, Thu, 1:35 pm (Churchill Hall 101).
OFFICE HOURS: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9-10AM. and Wednesday at 5PM (Dana 202).