Physics
Physics Classes
EM 50 : Engineering Mechanics Statics
Credits: 3
Statics is not taught at Lyon. Arrangements should be made to comlpete this course at an ABET-accredited engineering school required by the program of choice after completion of the physics sequence PHY 240, 241 and PHY 250, 251.
Prerequisites
PHY 210 : General Physics I
Credits: 3
Newtonian mechanics, sound propagation, heat transfer, and thermodynamics using algebra and trigonometry.
Prerequisites
MTH 110 or permission of instructor.
PHY 211 : General Physics I Laboratory
Credits: 1
Experimental techniques for Physics I.
Corequisites
PHY 220 : General Physics II
Credits: 3
Study of electricity, magnetism, light, and optics using algebra and trigonometry.
Prerequisites
PHY 221 : General Physics II Laboratory
Credits: 1
Experimental techniques for Physics II.
Corequisites
PHY 235 : Introduction to Digital Logic
Credits: 3
An introduction to digital electronic circuits and techniques. Boolean Algebra, digital logic gates, registers, automata theory, and integrated circuits. (Same as CSC 245)
Prerequisites
PHY 240 : Fundamentals of Physics I
Credits: 3
Principles of Newtonian mechanics, sound propagation, heat transfer, and thermodynamics employing differential and integral calculus.
Prerequisites
MTH 210 or permission of instructor.
PHY 241 : Fundamentals of Physics I Laboratory
Credits: 1
Experimental techniques for PHY 240.
Corequisites
PHY 250 : Fundamentals of Physics II
Credits: 3
Study of the basic principles of electromagnetism, light propagation, and optics employing differential and integral calculus.
Prerequisites
MTH 220 and either PHY 210 or PHY 240 or permission of instructor.
PHY 251 : Fundamentals of Physics II Laboratory
Credits: 1
Experimental techniques for PHY 250.
Corequisites
PHY 282 : Special Topics in Physics
Credits: 3
Study of selected topics in physics. Prerequisites will vary.
PHY 321 : Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Directed study on an individual basis covering topics from advanced physics.
Prerequisites
PHY 210 or 240, PHY 220 or 250, and permission of instructor.
Course may be repeated for up to 3 credits.
PHY 335 : Modern Physics
Credits: 3
Relativity, elementary particles, quantum mechanics, wave and particle theories, and spectra.
Prerequisites
PHY 220 or PHY 250 or permission of instructor.
PHY 382 : Special Topics in Physics
Credits: 3
Study of selected topics in physics. Prerequisites will vary.
PHY 390 : Seminar in Physics
Credits: 1
Students research areas from advanced physics and deliver oral presentations supported by a formal paper.
Prerequisites
MTH 220 and either PHY 220 or PHY 250 or permission of instructor.
Course may be repeated for credit once.