We will cover some special relativity, using unit R from Tom Moore's
Six Ideas that Shaped Physics series, and some electricity and
magnetism using Electric and Magnetic Interactions by Ruth
Chabay and Bruce Sherwood. How much of each we cover is for the class
I have three main goals for this course:
- I want to help you to continue to improve your quantitative
literacy, problem solving skills, and mathematical confidence.
- I want you to gain a firm understanding of the main ideas of
special relativity, and get a broad introduction to electricity and
- I want you to explore a topic of your choosing in considerable
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- The final version of the course syllabus will be on the course web page.
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