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Class Schedule For Physics - Fall2018

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PHYS 5A - Gen Phys-Mech,Heat,Sound (4 Units)

PHYS 5A-B sequence is a two-semester course in introductory physics in which fundamental concepts are emphasized including some physiological applications. Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: Recently completed three years of high school algebra and geometry; and a college course in algebra and trigonometry (MATH 9 recommended) for those having an inadequate mathematics background.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 5A Section 01 83921 1 Lecture 90/1 MW MND1015 0800AM-0850AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3
02 book for PHYS 5A Section 02 83919 1 Discussion 30/0 MW SQU242 0900AM-0925AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3
03 book for PHYS 5A Section 03 83918 1 Laboratory 30/0 MW SQU242 0925AM-1050AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3
04 book for PHYS 5A Section 04 84030 1 Discussion 30/2 MW SQU242 0100PM-0125PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3
05 book for PHYS 5A Section 05 83941 1 Laboratory 30/2 MW SQU242 0125PM-0250PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3
06 book for PHYS 5A Section 06 83942 1 Discussion 30/0 MW SQU242 0300PM-0325PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3
07 book for PHYS 5A Section 07 83944 1 Laboratory 30/0 MW SQU242 0325PM-0450PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3
08 book for PHYS 5A Section 08 83943 1 Lecture 60/0 MW MND1015 0400PM-0450PM Block,Matt B1,B3
09 book for PHYS 5A Section 09 83945 1 Discussion 30/0 MW SQU242 0500PM-0525PM Block,Matt B1,B3
10 book for PHYS 5A Section 10 84027 1 Laboratory 30/0 MW SQU242 0525PM-0650PM Block,Matt B1,B3
11 book for PHYS 5A Section 11 83952 1 Discussion 30/1 TR SQU242 0600PM-0625PM Block,Matt B1,B3
12 book for PHYS 5A Section 12 83953 1 Laboratory 30/1 TR SQU242 0625PM-0750PM Block,Matt B1,B3
13 book for PHYS 5A Section 13 83950 1 Lecture 90/10 TR MND1015 0800AM-0850AM Lege,Laura B1,B3
14 book for PHYS 5A Section 14 84127 1 Discussion 30/1 TR SQU242 1000AM-1025AM Lege,Laura B1,B3
15 book for PHYS 5A Section 15 83949 1 Laboratory 30/2 TR SQU242 1025AM-1150AM Lege,Laura B1,B3
16 book for PHYS 5A Section 16 84160 1 Discussion 30/2 TR SQU242 0200PM-0225PM Lege,Laura B1,B3
17 book for PHYS 5A Section 17 84161 1 Laboratory 30/3 TR SQU242 0225PM-0350PM Lege,Laura B1,B3
18 book for PHYS 5A Section 18 84054 1 Discussion 30/7 TR SQU242 0400PM-0425PM Lege,Laura B1,B3
19 book for PHYS 5A Section 19 84055 1 Laboratory 30/5 TR SQU242 0425PM-0550PM Lege,Laura B1,B3
20 book for PHYS 5A Section 20 84175 1 Lecture 90/1 TR MND1015 0300PM-0350PM Watters,Kyle Padia B1,B3
21 book for PHYS 5A Section 21 84556 1 Discussion 30/0 MW SQU242 1100AM-1125AM Watters,Kyle Padia B1,B3
22 book for PHYS 5A Section 22 84557 1 Laboratory 30/0 MW SQU242 1125AM-1250PM Watters,Kyle Padia B1,B3
23 book for PHYS 5A Section 23 84558 1 Discussion 30/1 TR SQU242 0800AM-0825AM Watters,Kyle Padia B1,B3
24 book for PHYS 5A Section 24 84559 1 Laboratory 30/1 TR SQU242 0825AM-0950AM Watters,Kyle Padia B1,B3
25 book for PHYS 5A Section 25 84560 1 Discussion 30/0 TR SQU242 1200PM-1225PM Watters,Kyle Padia B1,B3
26 book for PHYS 5A Section 26 84561 1 Laboratory 30/0 TR SQU242 1225PM-0150PM Watters,Kyle Padia B1,B3

PHYS 5B - Gen Phys-Lgt,Elec,Mag,Phy (0 Units)

Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 5A or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 5B Section 01 83922 1 Lecture 90/0 MW MND1015 1200PM-1250PM Lin,Ching H
02 book for PHYS 5B Section 02 83955 1 Discussion 90/0 F MND1015 1200PM-1250PM Lin,Ching H
03 book for PHYS 5B Section 03 83962 1 Lecture 90/14 TR MND1015 0900AM-0950AM Bratton,Clayton G
04 book for PHYS 5B Section 04 83963 1 Discussion 90/14 TR MND1015 0950AM-1015AM Bratton,Clayton G
05 book for PHYS 5B Section 05 84115 1 Laboratory 30/0 R SQU236 1030AM-0120PM Sergan,Tatiana
06 book for PHYS 5B Section 06 84074 1 Laboratory 30/0 R SQU236 0130PM-0420PM Bratton,Clayton G
07 book for PHYS 5B Section 07 84075 1 Laboratory 30/0 R SQU236 0430PM-0720PM Armstrong,Charles H
08 book for PHYS 5B Section 08 84076 1 Laboratory 30/0 F SQU236 0800AM-1050AM Lin,Ching H
09 book for PHYS 5B Section 09 84077 1 Laboratory 30/11 F SQU236 1100AM-0150PM Miller,Roger
10 book for PHYS 5B Section 10 84648 1 Laboratory 30/1 F SQU236 0200PM-0450PM Lin,Ching H

PHYS 10 - Physics In Our World (3 Units)

Introductory course designed for non-science students completing general education requirements. Students will be introduced to basic concepts in Physics through the study of astronomy, atomic nature of matter, electromagnetic waves, energy, sound and earthquake waves, current electricity, magnetism, and nuclear processes. Development of reasoning and quantitative skills and applying them to scientific and technological topics of current importance will be emphasized.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 10 Section 01 86283 1 Lecture 90/57 MW MND1015 0530PM-0645PM Bratton,Clayton G B1

PHYS 11A - Gen Phys-Mechanics (4 Units)

PHYS 11 A, B, and C is a three semester course in introductory physics requiring elementary calculus. This course satisfies the lower division physics requirement for a major in physics, chemistry, geology, or engineering. PHYS 11A covers the basics of classical mechanics, including kinematics, Newton's laws, conservation laws and rotational dynamics. Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 30, MATH 31; or equivalent certificated high school courses. MATH 31 may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 11A Section 01 84243 1 Lecture 81/1 MW MND1015 0900AM-0950AM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3
02 book for PHYS 11A Section 02 83966 1 Discussion 81/1 F MND1015 0900AM-0950AM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3
03 book for PHYS 11A Section 03 84132 1 Laboratory 27/1 T SQU246 1030AM-0120PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3
04 book for PHYS 11A Section 04 84259 1 Laboratory 27/0 T SQU246 0130PM-0420PM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt B1,B3
05 book for PHYS 11A Section 05 84328 1 Laboratory 27/0 W SQU246 0200PM-0450PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3
06 book for PHYS 11A Section 06 83967 1 Lecture 84/12 MW MND1015 0200PM-0250PM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3
07 book for PHYS 11A Section 07 84131 1 Discussion 84/12 F MND1015 0200PM-0250PM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3
08 book for PHYS 11A Section 08 84338 1 Lecture 84/0 TR MND1015 1030AM-1120AM Margoniner,Vera E B1,B3
09 book for PHYS 11A Section 09 84339 1 Discussion 84/0 TR MND1015 1120AM-1145AM Margoniner,Vera E B1,B3
10 book for PHYS 11A Section 10 83968 1 Laboratory 24/0 T SQU246 0430PM-0720PM Armstrong,Charles H B1,B3
11 book for PHYS 11A Section 11 84109 1 Laboratory 24/0 W SQU246 0800AM-1050AM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J B1,B3
12 book for PHYS 11A Section 12 84327 1 Laboratory 24/1 W SQU246 1100AM-0150PM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3
13 book for PHYS 11A Section 13 84329 1 Laboratory 24/1 W SQU246 0530PM-0820PM Hodges,Christopher B1,B3
14 book for PHYS 11A Section 14 84330 1 Laboratory 24/4 R SQU246 0730AM-1020AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3
15 book for PHYS 11A Section 15 84366 1 Laboratory 24/0 R SQU246 0130PM-0420PM Miller,Roger B1,B3
16 book for PHYS 11A Section 16 84461 1 Laboratory 24/3 R SQU246 0430PM-0720PM Miller,Roger B1,B3

PHYS 11B - Gen Phys-Heat, Waves, Mod (4 Units)

PHYS 11 A, B, and C is a three semester course in introductory physics requiring elementary calculus. This course satisfies the lower division physics requirement for a major in physics, chemistry, geology, or engineering. PHYS 11B covers the basics of thermodynamics, light propagation, sound, and an introduction to modern physics. Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 11C.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 11B Section 01 84319 1 Lecture 20/5 MW SQU450 1100AM-1150AM Sergan,Tatiana
02 book for PHYS 11B Section 02 84318 1 Discussion 20/5 F SQU450 1100AM-1150AM Sergan,Tatiana
03 book for PHYS 11B Section 03 84317 1 Laboratory 20/5 M SQU246 1200PM-0250PM Sergan,Tatiana

PHYS 11C - Gen Phys-Elect & Mag (4 Units)

PHYS 11 A, B, and C is a three semester course in introductory physics requiring elementary calculus. This course satisfies the lower division physics requirement for a major in physics, chemistry, geology, or engineering. PHYS 11C covers the basics of electricity and magnetism. Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 31, PHYS 11A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 11C Section 01 84435 1 Lecture 80/16 MW MND1015 1000AM-1050AM Ray,Michael
02 book for PHYS 11C Section 02 84436 1 Discussion 80/16 F MND1015 1000AM-1050AM Ray,Michael
03 book for PHYS 11C Section 03 84079 1 Lecture 80/5 MW MND1015 0300PM-0350PM Moss,Josh
04 book for PHYS 11C Section 04 83969 1 Discussion 80/5 F MND1015 0300PM-0350PM Moss,Josh
05 book for PHYS 11C Section 05 84367 1 Lecture 80/0 TR MND1015 1200PM-1250PM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt
06 book for PHYS 11C Section 06 84368 1 Discussion 80/0 TR MND1015 1250PM-0115PM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt
07 book for PHYS 11C Section 07 84260 1 Laboratory 24/4 M SQU236 0800AM-1050AM Sergan,Vassili
08 book for PHYS 11C Section 08 83970 1 Laboratory 24/1 M SQU236 1100AM-0150PM Margoniner,Vera E
09 book for PHYS 11C Section 09 84111 1 Laboratory 24/1 M SQU236 0200PM-0450PM Ray,Michael
10 book for PHYS 11C Section 10 84177 1 Laboratory 24/5 M SQU236 0530PM-0820PM Miller,Roger
11 book for PHYS 11C Section 11 84112 1 Laboratory 24/2 T SQU236 0730AM-1020AM Osborne,Jack H
12 book for PHYS 11C Section 12 84244 1 Laboratory 24/1 T SQU236 1030AM-0120PM Sergan,Tatiana
13 book for PHYS 11C Section 13 84445 1 Laboratory 24/0 T SQU236 0130PM-0420PM Bratton,Clayton G
14 book for PHYS 11C Section 14 84446 1 Laboratory 24/0 T SQU236 0430PM-0720PM Lin,Ching H
16 book for PHYS 11C Section 16 84370 1 Laboratory 24/0 W SQU236 1200PM-0250PM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt
17 book for PHYS 11C Section 17 84462 1 Laboratory 24/7 W SQU236 0400PM-0650PM Miller,Roger

PHYS 30 - Science+Pseudoscience (3 Units)

Examination of the methodology of science. Comparison of legitimate investigations with others that do not meet high scientific standards, including both science poorly done and nonsense posing as science. Examples will be drawn primarily from the physical sciences. Analyzes will require study of basic skills of reasoning, types of logical argument, structure and validity of arguments, common reasoning fallacies, critical evaluation of evidence, and understanding of the scientific thinking process.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 30 Section 01 84258 1 Discussion 30/4 TR SQU325 1030AM-1145AM Taylor,Chris A3

PHYS 99 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading.

Note: Open only to students who appear competent to assume individual work on the approval of the instructor. For students with lower division status. Up to 4 units may be taken for grade.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 99 Section 01 86442 1 Independent Study 15/10 F SQU140 0200PM-0350PM Buerki,Jerome

PHYS 106 - Intro To Modern Physics (3 Units)

Basic concepts of special relativity and quantum theory of matter. Phenomenological study of atomic and molecular energy states and spectra. Elements of solid-state and nuclear physics.

Prerequisite: MATH 31; PHYS 11A, PHYS 11B, PHYS 11C or PHYS 5A, PHYS 5B.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 106 Section 01 84473 1 Discussion 25/2 TR SQU325 0900AM-1015AM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt

PHYS 107 - Conceptl Physics+Inquiry (4 Units)

Concepts include matter, waves and energy, force and motion, electricity and magnetism, and scientific inquiry. Emphasizes hands on cooperative learning engaging students in scientific inquiry by posing testable scientific questions, conducting experiments, and analyzing and presenting findings to their peers. Appropriate for Liberal Studies and Blended Multiple Subject Credential students. Weekly activity and discussion sessions.

Prerequisite: BIO 7, CHEM 106, GEOL 8, MATH 17.

Corequisite: CHEM 106

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 107 Section 01 84113 1 Discussion 26/0 MW SQU232 0900AM-0950AM Armstrong,Charles H
02 book for PHYS 107 Section 02 84114 1 Activity 26/0 MW SQU232 0950AM-1130AM Armstrong,Charles H
05 book for PHYS 107 Section 05 86090 1 Discussion 26/0 TR SQU232 0100PM-0150PM Armstrong,Charles H
06 book for PHYS 107 Section 06 86091 1 Activity 26/0 TR SQU232 0150PM-0330PM Armstrong,Charles H

PHYS 115 - Electronics+Instrumentatn (4 Units)

Linear and non-linear circuits, operational amplifiers, transducers, basics of digital circuitry, and an introduction to computerized data acquisition. Lecture two hours; laboratory six hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 11C or PHYS 5B with instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 115 Section 01 84118 1 Discussion 20/1 TR SQU140 1200PM-1250PM Ray,Michael
02 book for PHYS 115 Section 02 84117 1 Laboratory 20/1 TR SQU140 0100PM-0350PM Ray,Michael

PHYS 136 - Electrodynamics (3 Units)

Electromagnetic waves, wave propagation in material media, reflection and refraction, polarization, cavities and waveguides, optical fibers, simple radiating systems, radiation from an accelerated charge and special relativity. Introduction to plasma physics and electromagnetic properties of superconductors.

Prerequisite: PHYS 135.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 136 Section 01 84316 1 Lecture 15/6 MWF SQU325 0900AM-0950AM Margoniner,Vera E

PHYS 150 - Quantum Mechanics (3 Units)

Foundations of wave mechanics, including wave packets, superposition, and the uncertainty principle. The Schroedinger equation and its relation to operators and eigenstates. Symmetric systems and conserved quantities. Introduction to matrix mechanics, spin, scattering, and perturbation theory.

Prerequisite: MATH 45, PHYS 106, PHYS 110.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 150 Section 01 83971 1 Discussion 13/0 MWF SQU142 1100AM-1150AM Block,Matt

PHYS 156 - Classical+Statistical Mech (3 Units)

Review of classical mechanics, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations, rigid body motion, small vibrations and normal modes, nonlinear dynamics and chaos. Review of the laws of thermodynamics, principles of classical statistical mechanics, ensemble formulations and applications, principles of quantum statistical mechanics, ideal quantum gases, applications to Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein systems.

Prerequisite: PHYS 110, PHYS 124.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 156 Section 01 84245 1 Lecture 13/5 MWF SQU325 1000AM-1050AM Buerki,Jerome

PHYS 162 - Sci Comp: Basic Methods (3 Units)

Basic methods and skills of applying computers to the solution of scientific problems. Numerical calculation methods, numbers and data, algebraic equations, rate processes, iterative techniques, approximation methods, statistical analysis and data fitting, relaxation methods, and use of software and other programming resources on the web. Practical experience emphasized throughout.

Prerequisite: MATH 26A or MATH 30 and PHYS 5A, or MATH 30 and PHYS 11A, or MATH 105A concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 162 Section 01 84491 1 Discussion 15/0 MW SQU140 0100PM-0215PM Buerki,Jerome
02 book for PHYS 162 Section 02 84133 1 Discussion 15/0 MW SQU140 0300PM-0415PM Buerki,Jerome

PHYS 175 - Adv Physics Laboratory (2 Units)

Advanced experiments chosen from several of the major areas of physics, performed usually on an individual basis. Laboratory six hours.

Prerequisite: 12 units of upper division physics, including PHYS 106 and either PHYS 115 or PHYS 145 and a satisfaction of the Advanced Writing requirement.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 175 Section 01 84463 1 Laboratory 10/3 TR SQU140 0900AM-1150AM Sergan,Vassili

PHYS 182 - Physics of Sports (3 Units)

A conceptual course in the application of the laws of physics in the context of sport. Focusing mainly on classical physics, we will cover topics such as force, energy, momentum, collisions, pressure, and fluids to explain what we see on the court, field, pool, and road. This course meets General Education Area B5 (Further Studies in Physical Science, Life Forms, and Quantitative Reasoning) and satisfies the upper-division Area 8 requirement.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area B1 and B4.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 182 Section 01 86570 1 Lecture 30/4 MWF ARC1008 1100AM-1150AM Moss,Josh B5

PHYS 190 - Physics Seminar (1-2 Units)

Special lecture series on announced topics by local and visiting speakers, emphasizing current research developments, with related reading assignments.

Note: May be taken for credit in sequential semesters for a maximum of two units total.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 190 Section 01 84110 1 Seminar 8/4 TR MND1015 0400PM-0525PM Moss,Josh

PHYS 191 - Senior Project (1-2 Units)

Research Project under faculty supervision. Project may consist of laboratory or theoretical research project, instrumentation/demonstration development, or literature research project. Projects require written and oral reports.

Note: May be taken for credit in sequential semesters for a maximum of four units total. Grade assigned upon completion of the project.

Prerequisite: Department chair permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 191 Section 01 83972 1 Activity 8/1 - Buerki,Jerome

PHYS 199 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading. Open only to students who appear competent to assume individual work on the approval of the instructor. Up to 4 units may be taken for grade.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 199 Section 01 84531 1 Independent Study 1/0 TBAARR - Buerki,Jerome
02 book for PHYS 199 Section 02 87351 1 Independent Study 1/0 TBAARR - Ray,Michael

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Class Attribute Codes

A3 - Critical Thinking (A3)

B1 - Physical Science (B1)

B3 - Laboratory (B3)

B5 - Further Studies in Area B (B5)

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/27/2018 to 12/07/2018)