Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


PHY-224 - Modern Physics (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: PHY223 COREQUISITES: MAT252
This is a course in modern physics dealing with relativity, quantum mechanics and atomic structure. Major topics of study include: special and general relativities, the radiation laws, matter waves, atomic structure, Schrodinger's equation in one dimension and three dimensions, tunneling, electron spin and multi-electron atoms and the periodic table.


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