Physics 239: Quantitative Physics

Spring Term, 2016

Class meets WF 2:00 to 3:20 PM, Mayer Hall Addition 5623.

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Problem Set Solutions


This course presents a diverse set of topics and methods used by working physicists to confront real-world physical problems. The course will emphasize physics not encountered in standard courses, as well as techniques for estimation and problem solving. The class is aimed at graduate students in physical sciences and engineering, and at ambitious undergraduates.

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Students will be assessed via weekly problem sets. Students are expected to participate in class discussions, although this is not a graded component.


Professor Contact Info

Tom Murphy
SERF Buliding, Room 336, 534-1844
tmurphy@physics.ucsd.edu
Office hours Th 2:45–3:45 PM, or by appointment (e-mail, phone, personal, drop by)

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