Winter 2005

This course is a survey of elementary particle physics. We will cover relativisitic kinematics, the interactions of particles with matter, and the foundations of the Standard Model of particle physics. Some more advanced topics may be covered, according to time and interest.

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

Office Hours: | 10:00 - 12:00 W (on campus), and available many other times (send email or call ahead to confirm). | ||

Web Page: | Blackboard or http://hep.physics.wayne.edu/~harr/courses/7060/w05/index.htm | ||

Textbook: | Particle Physics by B.R. Martin and G. Shaw, second edition (1997): ISBN 0-471-97285-1 (paperback), 0-471-97252-5 (hardcover). | ||

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% | March 2 | |

Final Exam | 20% | TBC | |

The grade scale is as follows: | |||

A | 90 -- 100% | ||

B | 80 -- 90% | ||

C | 70 -- 80% | ||

E | < 70% |

©Copyright Robert Harr 2004

Last updated Jan 6, 2004