Courses

For brief descriptions of courses and scheduled instructors, please consult the official Dartmouth Course Descriptions and Requirements published by the Office of the Registrar.  For detailed information about the terms and times that courses will be offered, the most reliable source is the Timetables page on the Registrar's site. A list of courses scheduled for Summer 2015 through Spring 2018 is available in table form here.

Fall 2017 Physics Courses

Physics 3 - General Physics I

Course Description

Instructor:  Yorke Brown

Textbook: Physics for Scientists & Engineers, Volume 1, (Chs 1-20), Douglas Giancoli, Douglas Giancol, ISBN: 978-0132273589 

Classroom: 104 Wilder

Class times: MWF 12:50 - 1:55 pm;  x-period: Tu 1:20 - 2:20 pm

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Fall 2017 Physics Courses

Physics 13 - Introductory Physics I

Course Description

Instructor: James Labelle

Textbooks: Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Volume 1, Paul Tipler & Gene Mosca, 6th Edition, January 2007, ISBN: 978-1429201322 

Recommended: Physics for Scientists and Engineers Study Guide, Vol 1, Todd Ruskel, 6th Edition, June 2007, ISBN: 978-0716784678

Classroom: 111 wilder

Class Times: MWF 10:10 - 11:15 am; MWF 11:30 - 12:35 pm

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Fall 2017 Physics Courses

Physics 43 - Statistical Physics

Course Description

Instructor: Spencer Hatch

Textbook: An Introduction to Thermal Physics, Daniel Schroeder, ISBN: 978-0201380279

Classroom: TBA

Class times: MWF 8:50-9:55 am

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Fall 2017 Physics Courses

Physics 50 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

Course Description

Instructor: Chandrasekhar Ramanathan

Textbook: Quantum Mechanics: A Paradigms Approach, David McIntyre and Corinne Manogue, ISBN: 978-0321765796

Recommended: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, David Griffiths, ISBN: 978-1107179868

Classroom: TBD

Class Times: TTh 10:10 am - 12 pm;  x-period: W 3:30 - 4:30 pm

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Fall 2017 Physics Courses

Physics 68 - Introduction to Plasma Physics

Course Description

Instructor: Caitano da Silva

Classroom: TBA

Class Times: MWF 10:10 -11:15 am;  x-period: Th 12:15-1:05 pm

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Fall 2017 Physics Courses

Physics 70 - Fourier Transforms and Complex Variables

Course Description

Instructor: Markus Testorf

Textbook: 

Classroom: TBA

Class times: MWF 2:10 - 3:15 pm;  x-period: Th 1:20-2:10 pm

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Fall 2017 Physics Courses

Physics 73 - Introduction to Condensed Matter Physics

Course Description

Instructor: James Whitfield

Textbook:  The Oxford Solid State Basics, S. H. Simon, ISBN: 978-0199680771; Many-Body Quantum Theory in Condensed Matter Physics: An Introduction, Henrik Bruus and Karsten Flensberg, ISBN: 978-0198566335 
 

Recommended: Introduction to Solid State Physics, Charles Kittel, ISBN: 978-0471415268

Classroom: TBA

Class times: MWF 12:50 - 1:55 pm;  x-period: Tu 1:20 - 2:20 pm

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Fall 2017 Physics Courses

Physics 77 - Introduction to General Relativity and Gravitation

Course Description

Instructor: Devin Walker

Textbook: Introducing Einstein's Relativity, Ray d'Inverno, ISBN: 978-0198596868

Recommended: Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity, James Hartle, SBN: 978-0805386622

Classroom: TBA

Class times: TTh 2:25 - 4:15 pm;  x-period: Th 4:35 - 5:25 pm

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