Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

PHYS342 — Fall 2017
Course Info
Course Materials

PHYS342: Modern Physics

Purdue Catalog Entry | Class Times | Exam Schedules


Fall, Spring, Class 3, cr. 3


PHYS 241 or 272(H)

View Additional Prerequisities


Modern physics is the physics of extremes. From systems at the extremely small (atoms, nuclei, fundamental particles) to the extremely large (the Universe). From systems of the extremely fast (relativity) and extremely massive (neutron stars, black holes), to systems of the extremely hot (thermonuclear reactions) and extremely cold (superconductivity). This is the physics course you have been waiting for.


Yong, Chen


Yong, Chen

Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Modern Physics: for Scientists and Engineers John Morrison 2nd 978-0128007341 Academic Press Required
Modern Physic Kenneth Krane 3rd 978-1118061145 wiley Optional

Course Admin
Last Updated: Aug 16, 2016 3:42 PM