AP3202 - Modern Physics

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Department of Physics
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Course Duration
One Semester
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Course Aims

Understand the development, concepts and principles of Physics starting from the beginning of the 20th century.  The two central areas are in relativity and quantum physics. Apply these concepts and principles to develop useful models of the atom, molecule, nucleus, and materials.  Appreciate the limitations of these models. Appreciate the importance of experimental data for testing and developing modern physics.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
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