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Notes for Graduate Students

Continuation Class Please refer to the University Bulletin for specific details regarding registration. Students who should register for CONT 500a Full-time Graduate Research should use sage class #8824; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #8926; students who should register for CONT 200a Extended Master's Research should print out the add/drop form, from http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/forms/docs/forms/add_drop.pdf, use sage class #9862, obtain the program administrator's signature, and submit to the Registrar's Office Kutz 121. To view course description, please click on the course # link. Part time master's students are not to enroll in CONT 200a, rather they should consult with the Registrar's Office.

Notes for Undergraduate Students

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim Instructor(s) View Books
3994 PHYS 10A 1 Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
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See Course Catalog for co-requisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
An additional hour-long recitation section will be required. Section assignments will be arranged at the beginning of the semester.
Optional class Wednesday evening 6:30-9:20pm, but not mandatory.
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Closed
143 / 140
Samadani, Azadeh View Books
5570 PHYS 11A 1 Introductory Physics I
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See Course Catalog for co-requisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Recitations/Exams:
Block X1
M 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Open
98 / 100
Fell, Richard N View Books
5572 PHYS 15A 1
Syllabus
Advanced Introductory Physics I
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See Course Catalog for co-requisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
This is an experiential learning course.
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrLL16
Recitations/Exams:
Block X1
M 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrLL16
Open
35 / 40
Roberts, David H View Books
3996 PHYS 18A 1 Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for co-requisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Mondays 2:00-2:50 for lab lectures, reviews, exams. Up to eleven 2-hours and 50 minutes lab sections available in Gerstenzang 120H. Beginning times: M 4:00, 7:00; T, W & Th 1:00, 4:00, 7:00; not all lab-sections will necessarily be offered. Section assignments made during first week of classes. Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Wellenstein (wellenst@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–2:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Closed
136 / 126
Wellenstein, Hermann View Books
3998 PHYS 19A 1 Physics Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Mondays 3:30 - 4:20 for lab lectures, reviews, exams. Up to six 2 hour & fifty-minute lab sections available in Abelson 116. Beginning times: T 1:00-3:50 and 6:30-9:20; W & TH 2:00 -4:50, 6:30-9:20. Section assignments made at the beginning of classes.
Lecture:
M 3:30 PM–4:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Closed
124 / 120
Fell, Richard N View Books
4000 PHYS 20A 1
Syllabus
Modern Physics I
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See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Sections meet Tuesdays 6:30-7:20pm in Abelson 131.
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Gerstenzang 122
Open
40 / 999
Blocker, Craig A View Books
4002 PHYS 29A 1
Syllabus
Electronics Laboratory I
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See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Lecture&Lab:
M,W 2:00 PM–2:55 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
M,W 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 122
Closed
18 / 16
Bensinger, James R View Books
4004 PHYS 30A 1 Electromagnetism
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See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
13 / 999
Sciolla, Gabriella View Books
5364 PHYS 31B 1
Syllabus
Quantum Theory II
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See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Co-taught with PHYS 162a.
Meets separately from PHYS 162a W 5-6:20pm.
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrGL14
W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 239
Open
16 / 999
Headrick, Matthew View Books
5800 PHYS 39A 1
Syllabus
Advanced Physics Laboratory
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See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Co-taught with Physics 169b.
M,W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Open
8 / 10
Fraden, Seth View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim Instructor(s) View Books
10063 NPHY 115A 1
Syllabus
Dynamical Systems
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See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 239
Open
19 / 999
Miller, Paul View Books
6614 PHYS 100A 1 Classical Mechanics
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See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 239
Open
5 / 999
Lawrence, Albion E View Books
4076 PHYS 105A 1
Syllabus
Biological Physics
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Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex119
Open
33 / 999
Kondev, Jané View Books
5318 PHYS 161A 1 Electromagnetic Theory I
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Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
14 / 999
Schnitzer, Howard J View Books
4010 PHYS 162A 1
Syllabus
Quantum Mechanics I
[ sn ]
Co-taught with PHYS 31b.
Meets separately from PHYS 31b W 5-6:20pm.
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrGL14
W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Open
13 / 999
Headrick, Matthew View Books
4074 PHYS 163A 1 Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics
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Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
12 / 999
Baskaran, Aparna View Books
10675 PHYS 164A 1 First Year Tutorial I
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See Course Catalog for Special Notes
M 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
T 11:00 AM–1:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
12 / 999
Samadani, Azadeh View Books
5802 PHYS 169B 1
Syllabus
Advanced Laboratory
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Co-taught with Physics 39a.
M,W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Open
1 / 4
Fraden, Seth View Books