PHYS 225 - Relativity & Math Applications

Semesters Offered

Official Description

Theory of Special Relativity, with applications to kinematics and dynamics. Key mathematical methods as they apply to aspects of electromagnetic theory and classical mechanics, including vector analysis, series expansions, matrices, Fourier analysis, partial differentiation, three-dimensional calculus, and simple differential equations. Course Information: Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in PHYS 212.

Hours

2 hours

Course Director

Description

Introduction to the theories of Special and General Relativity, with applications to kinematics and dynamics. Key mathematical methods as they apply to aspects of electromagnetic theory and classical mechanics, including vector analysis, series expansions, matrices, partial differentiation, three-dimensional calculus, and simple differential equations. Preference given to Physics majors and minors. Prerequisite: Credit or concurrent registration in PHYS 212.

Credit

2 hours

Texts

Special Relativity. 1st ed. CRC