Winter 2003

This course is a survey of elementary particle physics. We will cover relativisitic kinematics, the interactions of particles with matter, the foundations of the Standard Model. Some more advanced topics connected to ongoing research in the department will be covered as well.

Instructor: | Prof. Robert Harr | Office: | 341 Physics |
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Phone: | 577-2677 | E-mail: | harr@physics.wayne.edu |

Office Hours: | 10:30 - 11:30 WThF (on campus), or by appointment (send email or call ahead please). | ||

Web Page: | http://hep.physics.wayne.edu/~harr/courses/7060/index.htm | ||

Textbook: | Introduction to High Energy Physics by Perkins, fourth edition, (2000). | ||

Lectures: | MWF 1:55 -- 2:50, 177 Physics. | ||

Homework: | Homework is an essential part of this course.
You will have regular homework assignments to be turned in for grading.
You may work on the homework in groups, but each person must write up and turn in his own solutions.
Identical written solutions ( |
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Exams: | There will be a midterm and final exam. |
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Grading: | Homework | 70% | |

Midterm Exam | 10% | February 28 | |

Final Exam | 20% | April 28 | |

The grade scale is as follows: | |||

A | 90 -- 100% | ||

B | 80 -- 90% | ||

C | 70 -- 80% | ||

E | < 70% |

©Copyright Robert Harr 2003

Last updated Jan 9, 2003