PHYSICS 252: PHYSICS III
PROBLEM OUTLINE

Answers to the practice problems appear at the end of the Practice Problem pdf. Answers to the supplemental problems (in parantheses) appear after each problem in the Supplememntal Problem pdf. Go back to the course page if you want to get those documents.


Part 1: Light & Geometric Optics  
1. Electromagnetic Waves 1.1.1,2,3
2. Reflection & Refraction 1.2.1,2,3,4,5,6 (1A)
3. Image Formation  
    A. Refraction 1.3.1 (1B)
    B. Thin Lenses 1.3.2,3,4 (1C,1D,1E)
4. Simple Optical Systems  
    A. Projector, Camera 1.4.1
    B. Eye, Spectacles, Magnifying Glass 1.4.2,3,4
    C. Microscope, Telescope 1.4.5 (1F)
   
Part 2: Physical Optics  
1. Interference  
    A. Young's Double Slit 2.1.1,2,3
    B. Diffraction Grating 2.1.4,5 (2A)
    C. Thin Films 2.1.6,7,8 (2B)
    D. Interferometers 2.1.9
2. Diffraction  
    A. Single Slit, Circular Aperture 2.2.1,2,3
    B. X-Ray Diffraction 2.2.4,5
    C. Resolution 2.2.6,7,8 (2C)
3. Polarization 2.3.1,2,3
   
Part 3: Quantum Physics  
1. Blackbody Radiation 3.1.1,2,3,4 (3A)
2. Photoelectric Effect 3.2.1,2 (3B)
3. Compton Scattering 3.3.1,2
4. Bohr Model of Hydrogen 3.4.1,2,3 (3C)
5. Theory of Quantum Mechanics 3.5.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
6. Atomic Physics  
    A. Quantum Numbers 3.6.1
    B. X-Ray Production 3.6.(3D)
    C. Lasers 3.6.2,3
   
Part 4: Special Theory of Relativity  
1. Length & Time 4.1.1,2,3,4 (4A,4C)
2. Velocity 4.2.1,2 (4A)
3. Momentum & Energy 4.3.1,2,3,4,5 (4A,4B)
   
Part 5: Nuclear Physics  
1. The Nucleus  
    A. Size 5.1.1,2
    B. Binding Energy 5.1.3,4,5 (5A)
2. Radioactivity  
    A. Types & Characteristics 5.2.1,2,3,4,5 (5A)
    B. Health Effects 5.2.6,7,8
3. Nuclear Power 5.3.1 (5B)


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