Semester  Course Unit Code  Course Unit Title  L+P  Credit  Number of ECTS Credits 
4  PHYS222  MODERN PHYSICS  4+0  4  6 
Language of Instruction

English

Level of Course Unit

First Cycle

Department / Program

PHYSICS

Mode of Delivery

Face to Face

Type of Course Unit

Compulsory

Objectives of the Course

To teach the special theory of relativity, four vector concept. To teach particlewave duality. To teach basic axioms of quantum mechanics. To teach Schrodinger equation and its solution for quantum well potentials and the hydrogen atom. To teach the basic properties of molecules and the solid state.

Course Content

Special theory of relativity Particle properties of waves Wave properties of particles Atomic structure Quantum Mechanics Quantum theory of the hydrogen atom Many electron atoms Molecules Statistical mechanics The Solid state Nuclear structure

Course Methods and Techniques


Prerequisites and corequisities

None

Course Coordinator

None

Name of Lecturers

Prof.Dr. CEM ÇELEBİ

Assistants

None

Work Placement(s)

No

Recommended or Required Reading
Resources

A. Beiser, Concepts of Modern Physics , 6th edition, Mc Graw Hill, Singapore, 2003










Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
InTerm Studies

Midterm exams

2

%
25

Quizzes

0

%
0

Homeworks

1

%
25

Other activities

0

%
0

Laboratory works

0

%
0

Projects

0

%
0

Final examination

1

%
50

Total

4

%
100

ECTS Allocated Based on Student Workload
Activities

Total Work Load

Weekly Course Time

14

4

56

Outside Activities About Course (Attendance, Presentation, Midterm exam,Final exam, Quiz etc.)

14

6

84

Application (Homework, Reading, Self Study etc.)

5

2

10

Exams and Exam Preparations

3

10

30

Total Work Load
 

Number of ECTS Credits 6
180

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
No  Learning Outcomes 
1
 To be able to describe the Lorentz transformations, laws of motion and conservation laws in special theory of relativity. 
2
 To be able to explain the experiments which exhibit particlewave duality, according particle/wave picture of matter. 
3
 To be able to solve Shrodinger equation for quantum wells and the hydrogen atom. 
4
 To be able to explain the relationship between spin and the statistics of identical particles. To be able to explain the basic properties of multielectron atoms and molecules, and energyband structure of solids according to quantum theory. 
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week  Topics  Study Materials  Materials 
1 
Special theory of relativity



2 
Special theory of relativity



3 
Special theory of relativity



4 
Particle properties of waves



5 
Wave properties of particles



6 
Quantum Mechanics



7 
Quantum Mechanics



8 
Quantum Mechanics



9 
Quantum Mechanics



10 
Quantum theory of the hydrogen atom



11 
Many electron atoms



12 
Molecules



13 
Statistical mechanics



14 
Statistical mechanics



Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
Contribution: 0: Null 1:Slight 2:Moderate 3:Significant 4:Very Significant
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