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PHY 2030 Lecture & Lab Standards
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Fall 2018
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YESL A BLAppI can use a lab apparatus with appropriate technique to make measurements accurately and precisely.
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YESLDataI can properly obtain, reduce, and analyze data, and I can calculate and use the uncertainties associated with measurements to remark on the validity of my results.
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YESLNoteI can keep and maintain a laboratory notebook using appropriate record keeping techniques in science.
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YESLRFormI can write a lab report in LaTeX following the structure and guidelines presented to me by my lab instructor.
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YESLRClarityI can write clear and concise text in a lab report that describes an experiment, measurements, and conclusions
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YESLRDataI can use tables, plots, and other figures in a lab report to present data and results in a clear, effective, and aesthetically pleasing way.
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YESLFermiI can solve mathematical problems (e.g., "Fermi" problems) in my head and on paper without the use of a calculator (to within an order of magnitude of the correct answer).
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YESR E L A T I V I T YR1RelI can state the Principle of Relativity and can apply it to non-relativistic motion
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YESR1,R2SRI can provide evidence for Special Relativity and can apply SR to relativistic motion
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YESR2,R3,R4TimeI can measure or calculate position, coordinate time, proper time, and spacetime interval, and I know what quantities are invariant.
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YESR5LTI can calculate (and compare) spacetime coordinates of an event for observers in different inertial frames.
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YESR6LCI can calculate (and compare) length measurements for observers in different inertial frames.
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YESR7VI can calculate (and compare) velocity measurements for observers in different inertial frames.
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YESR7CausalityI can determine whether two events are causally related.
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YESR8,R94MomI can calculate mass, momentum, energy, and 4-momentum for a particle, and I know which quantities are invariant and which quantities are conserved.
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YESR9ConsI can apply conservation of 4-momentum to a system.
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YESQ U A N T U MQ1,Q2WSI can describe the modes of a standing wave (whether transverse or longitudinal) whether it is fixed at both ends or free and fixed at each end.
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YESQ3WII can use path difference to predict the interference of two sources of waves at a location.
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YESQ4,Q5WPI can provide evidence for wave-particle duality and can apply a particle model or a wave model to a quanton, depending on the experiment.
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YESQAMQI can use the mathematics needed to describe the state of a quanton, including complex algebra, the inner product of two complex vectors, probability, and normalization.
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YESQ6, Q7, Q9QrulesI can recite and apply the "rules of the game" of quantum mechanics.
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NOQ10, Q11QenergyI can derive energy eigenvalues for various systems and can relate energy eigenvalues to a spectrum of photons emitted or absorbed.
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NOQ12TISEDerI can derive the time-independent Schroedinger Equation (TISE)
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NONot in bookTISEI can demonstrate that a given wavefunction is consistent with the TISE, and I can solve the TISE for very simple potential functions.
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NOQ12QpsiI can sketch qualitatively accurate wavefunctions in the presence of various given potential functions.
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NON U C L E A RQ13, Q14NucleiI can use simple principles to estimate the sizes of nuclei and calculate their binding energies.
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NOQ14DecayI can describe the main types of radioactive decay and calculate decay rates.
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NOA S T R OH1GRI can state the the Principle of Equivalence and can use it to make predictions concerning the behavior of light and other objects in gravitational wells. I can derive the Schwarzschild radius of an object from first principles. I can calculate the gravitational redshift and time dilation expected for objects in gravitational wells.
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NOH2DMI can derive equations for the rotation curves of simple galaxies and justify the existence of dark matter using observations from the literature.
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NOH3COSI understand Hubble's law and can derive the critical density of the universe using simple Newtonian assumptions. I can discuss how the true density compares to this value and what this implies concerning the structure and future of our universe.
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NOH4DEI can use arguments from first principles and observations in the literature to justify the existence of dark energy.
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