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ACE Catalog - Volume 20 
ACE Catalog - Volume 20 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS5203 - Foundations of Integrated Physics

Credits: 3
This foundations course provides a holistic overview of historical and current issues and trends impacting physics in today’s global society. Topics include motion and forces, energy and momentum, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and vibrations and waves. The course introduces major ideas in contemporary physics, including the big bang, the big crunch, the big freeze, and the big rip, and concepts such as dark matter and dark energy, wormholes, and the unusual consequences of quantum mechanics.