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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 515 - Relativity

(3 units)

Prerequisite: PHYS 340B 
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MATH 370A  or MATH 364A .

(Undergraduates enroll in PHYS 410 ; graduates enroll in PHYS 515.) Lorentz transformation, relativistic kinematics and dynamics, 4-vectors and tensors, transformation of electric and magnetic fields, covariant form of Maxwell’s equations, introduction to general relativity.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-discussion 3 hrs.) Double Numbered with: PHYS 410