Schedule of Classes Undergraduate and Graduate / Fall 2017 / Physics

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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 #7918; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #7917; 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 #7913, obtain the program administrator's signature, and submit to the Registrar's Office Kutz 121. Part time master's students are not to enroll in CONT 200a, rather they should consult with the Registrar's Office. To view course description, please click on the course # link.

Notes for Undergraduate Students

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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
3756 FYS 11A 1
Syllabus
Nature's Nanotechnology
[ sn ]
Instructor's Signature Required.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Closed
Consent Req.

16 / 15 / 0
Kondev, Jané View Books
3719 PHYS 10A 1 Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Closed
20 / 20 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
3737 PHYS 10A 2 Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Closed
20 / 20 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
3739 PHYS 10A 3 Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Open
19 / 20 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
3741 PHYS 10A 4 Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Open
19 / 20 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
3743 PHYS 10A 5 Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Closed
20 / 20 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
3745 PHYS 10A 6 Introduction to Physical Laws and Phenomena I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Required recitation sections to be arranged at the start of classes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Lecture:
Block V
T,Th 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Open
15 / 20 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
3733 PHYS 11A 1 Introductory Physics I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
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
62 / 100 / 0
Martens, Edward View Books
3735 PHYS 15A 1
Syllabus
Advanced Introductory Physics I
[ qr sn ]
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Lecture:
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Gerstenzang 124
Recitations/Exams:
Block X1
M 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Gerstenzang 124
Open
20 / 91 / 0
Sciolla, Gabriella View Books
3721 PHYS 18A 1 Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Rogers (wrogers@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Lab:
M 3:30 PM–7:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Closed
21 / 20 / 0
Rogers, William Benjamin View Books
3747 PHYS 18A 2 Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Rogers (wrogers@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Lab:
T 1:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Closed
24 / 20 / 0
Rogers, William Benjamin View Books
3749 PHYS 18A 3 Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Rogers (wrogers@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Lab:
W 1:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Closed
23 / 20 / 0
Rogers, William Benjamin View Books
3751 PHYS 18A 4 Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Rogers (wrogers@brandeis.edu)
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Lab:
Th 1:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Closed
23 / 20 / 0
Rogers, William Benjamin View Books
3753 PHYS 18A 5 Introductory Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
In order to accommodate students with time conflicts it may be necessary to re-assign students without conflicts to another section of the course. Students' section choice will be honored if possible.
Students closed out of PHYS 18a should contact Prof. Rogers (wrogers@brandeis.edu).
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Gerstenzang 123
Lab:
F 1:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 116
Open
19 / 20 / 0
Rogers, William Benjamin View Books
3723 PHYS 19A 1
Syllabus
Physics Laboratory I
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Abelson 131 Mondays 3:30-4:20 for lab lectures, reviews, exams. Up to eight 2 hour and 50 minute lab sections available in Gerstenzang 120H. Beginning times: T 4:00-6:50 and 7:00-9:50; W & TH 1:00-3:50, 4:00-6:50, 7:00-9:50. Section assignments made at the beginning of classes.
Lecture:
M 3:30 PM–4:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 131
Open
69 / 120 / 0
Sciolla, Gabriella View Books
3725 PHYS 20A 1 Waves and Oscillations
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrLL16
Open
29 / 999 / 0
Wardle, John FC View Books
3727 PHYS 29A 1
Syllabus
Electronics Laboratory I
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Lecture:
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Lab:
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 122
Closed
16 / 16 / 0
Hashemi, Kevan View Books
3729 PHYS 30A 1
Syllabus
Electromagnetism
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
18 / 999 / 0
Blocker, Craig A View Books
3731 PHYS 31B 1 Quantum Theory II
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrLL16
Open
22 / 999 / 0
Chakraborty, Bulbul View Books
3755 PHYS 39A 1 Advanced Physics Laboratory
[ qr sn wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Co-taught with PHYS 169b.
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Open
2 / 10 / 0
Mistark, Peter View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
3790 NPHY 115A 1 Dynamical Systems
[ sn ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
16 / 999 / 0
Epstein, Irv View Books
3767 PHYS 105A 1
Syllabus
Biological Physics
[ sn ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
Open
7 / 30 / 0
Hagan, Michael View Books
3787 PHYS 107B 1
Syllabus
Particle Physics
[ sn ]
Co-taught with PHYS 167b.
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Penning, Bjoern View Books
6023 PHYS 123A 1
Syllabus
Computational Modeling for Physical Sciences
[ sn ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for corequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Recommended Corequisite: EL 94a-1 (6024) F 2:00 PM–3:50 PM. The Computational Modeling Lab EL 94a-1 is strongly recommended particularly for students who lack a strong background in programming. Implementation of computational methods in the form of a computer program is an integral part of the course. The programming aspects will only be covered in EL 94a.
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Carl J. Shapiro ScienceCtrGL14
Open
15 / 999 / 0
Baskaran, Arvind View Books
3772 PHYS 161A 1 Electromagnetic Theory I
[ sn ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Fell, Richard N View Books
3757 PHYS 162A 1 Quantum Mechanics I
[ sn ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
8 / 999 / 0
Chakraborty, Bulbul View Books
3762 PHYS 163A 1 Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics
[ sn ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Volen Nat'l Ctr for Complex106
Open
11 / 999 / 0
Baskaran, Aparna View Books
3788 PHYS 167B 1
Syllabus
Particle Phenomenology
[ sn ]
Co-taught with PHYS 107b.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 229
Open
2 / 999 / 0
Penning, Bjoern View Books
3789 PHYS 169B 1 Advanced Laboratory
[ sn ]
Co-taught with PHYS 39a.
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 340
Open
0 / 4 / 0
Mistark, Peter View Books