Applied & Engineering Physics (AEP)Engineering

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AEP 1100

Lasers have had an enormous impact on communications, medicine, remote sensing, and material processing. This course reviews the properties of light that are essential to understanding the underlying principles ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENGRI 1100

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12708AEP 1100  LEC 001

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AEP 1200

Lecture/laboratory course designed to introduce first-year students to some of the ideas and concepts of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Topics include nanoscience and nanotechnology-what they are and ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENGRI 1200

  • 3 Credits Graded

AEP 2170

Second in a three semester introductory physics sequence. Explores quantitative modeling of the physical world through a study of electricity and magnetism. More mathematical and abstract than a typical ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 2217

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11572AEP 2170  LEC 001

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  • 11573AEP 2170  DIS 201

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  • 11574AEP 2170  DIS 202

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  • 11575AEP 2170  LAB 401

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  • 11576AEP 2170  LAB 402

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AEP 2640

Students use a computer to control equipment and acquire measurements in an engineering or scientific laboratory. Topics include data types, analog-to-digital conversion, digital-to-analog conversion, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENGRD 2640

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13078AEP 2640  LEC 001

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  • ENGRC 2640 is a co-requisite.

AEP 3300

A practical laboratory course in basic and modern optics. Students use lasers and basic optical bench equipment to cover a wide range of topics from geometrical optics to interference, diffraction, and ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 3330

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11577AEP 3300  LEC 001

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  • 11578AEP 3300  LAB 401

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AEP 3330

Covers Newton's mechanics; constants of the motion; many-body systems; linear oscillations; variational calculus; Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalism for generalized coordinates; non-inertial reference ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 11431AEP 3330  LEC 001

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  • 11432AEP 3330  DIS 201

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AEP 3550

Intermediate-level course on electromagnetic theory with a focus on statics. Vector calculus, electrostatics, conductors, dielectric materials, boundary conditions, solutions to Laplace's equation, and ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15907AEP 3550  LEC 001

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  • If enrolling in AEP 3550, the student should also enroll in AEP 3610.

  • 15908AEP 3550  DIS 201

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  • If enrolling in AEP 3550, the student should also enroll in AEP 3610.

AEP 3610

Introductory course on the theory of quantum mechanics. Topics include waves, Schrodinger's equation and the concept of the wavefunction, simple potentials, and the harmonic oscillator model. Emphasis ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15810AEP 3610  LEC 001

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  • 15811AEP 3610  DIS 201

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AEP 3630

Practical electronics as encountered in a scientific or engineering research/development environment. Analyze, design, build, and test circuits using discrete components and integrated circuits. Analog ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 3360

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11579AEP 3630  LEC 001

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  • 11580AEP 3630  LAB 401

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  • 11581AEP 3630  LAB 402

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AEP 4130

For seniors and M.Eng. students interested in nuclear energy. Topics are presented at the level of the course text: Lamarsh and Baratta, Introduction to Nuclear Engineering, 3rd ed. and include the fundamentals ... view course details

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  • 13005AEP 4130  LEC 001

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AEP 4210

Review of vector analysis; complex variable theory, Cauchy-Rieman conditions, complex Taylor and Laurent series, Cauchy integral formula and residue techniques, conformal mapping; Fourier Series; Fourier ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

AEP 4230

Quantum statistical basis for equilibrium thermodynamics, microcanonical, canonical and grand canonical ensembles, and partition functions. Classical and quantum ideal gases, paramagnetic and multiple-state ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 11434AEP 4230  DIS 201

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AEP 4380

Numerical computation (e.g., derivatives, integrals, differential equations, matrices, boundary-value problems, relaxation, Monte Carlo methods) is introduced and applied to engineering physics problems ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13088AEP 4380  LEC 001

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AEP 4500

Introduction the physics of crystalline solids. Covers crystal structures; electronic states; lattice vibrations; and metals, insulators, and semiconductors. Covers optical properties, magnetism, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PHYS 4454

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 11582AEP 4500  LEC 001

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  • 11583AEP 4500  LAB 401

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AEP 4700

Overview of the diversity of modern biophysical experimental techniques used in the study of biophysical systems at the cellular and molecular level. view course details

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AEP 4900

Laboratory or theoretical work in any branch of engineering physics under the direction of a member of the faculty. The study can take a number of forms; for example, design of laboratory apparatus, performance ... view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Graded

  • 16734AEP 4900  IND 601

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    • Staff

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AEP 4910

Laboratory or theoretical work in any branch of engineering physics under the direction of a member of the faculty. The study can take a number of forms; for example, design of laboratory appartus, performance ... view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Graded

  • 16746AEP 4910  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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AEP 6060

Topics include plasma state; motion of charged particles in fields; drift-orbit theory; coulomb scattering, collisions; ambipolar diffusion; elementary transport theory; two-fluid and hydromagnetic equations; ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ECE 5810

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 12109AEP 6060  LEC 001

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  • 12110AEP 6060  DIS 201

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AEP 6610

Graduate-level introduction to the tools used to image and probe optical, electronic, chemical, and mechanical properties at the nanoscale and below. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

AEP 6630

Upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level course that covers the basis of biology and the principles and practice of microfabrication techniques. Course lectures are largely from guest faculty with ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BME 6670MSE 5630

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12517AEP 6630  LEC 001

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AEP 7510

Independent study under the direction of a member of the university faculty. Students participate in an independent research project through work on a special problem related to their field of interest. ... view course details

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  • 12209AEP 7510  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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AEP 7530

Special topics in applied science, with focus on areas of applied physics and engineering that are of current interest. Subjects chosen are researched in the library and presented in a seminar format by ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 12210AEP 7530  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Muller, D

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AEP 8020

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12211AEP 8020  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Buhrman, R

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AEP 8030

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12212AEP 8030  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Fuchs, G

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AEP 8050

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12213AEP 8050  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Fennie, C

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AEP 8070

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12214AEP 8070  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Kusse, B

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AEP 8090

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12215AEP 8090  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Lovelace, R

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AEP 8130

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12216AEP 8130  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Moses, J

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AEP 8150

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12217AEP 8150  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Wise, F

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AEP 8160

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12218AEP 8160  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Craighead, H

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AEP 8170

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12219AEP 8170  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Brock, J

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AEP 8180

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12220AEP 8180  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Gaeta, A

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AEP 8200

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12221AEP 8200  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Lindau, M

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AEP 8210

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12222AEP 8210  RSC 701

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    • Pollack, L

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AEP 8230

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12223AEP 8230  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Xu, C

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AEP 8240

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  • 1-15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 12379AEP 8240  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Kourkoutis, L

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AEP 8820

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 12224AEP 8820  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Muller, D

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