PHYS 482: Senior Capstone Seminar in Physics

Catalog Description

Written and oral presentation of work completed in PHYS 471/472 (for Physics BS or
Applied Physics BS) or on a topic of current interest in physics journals (for Physics BA). Fulfills General Education Writing-Enriched
course requirement. Liberal Arts.
*This course is being phased out as a 1–credit course. It will be offered for 1 credit in Spring 2020 and thereafter will be a 3–credit course.

In this course you will prepare a thesis and give an oral presentation at a scientific meeting on the work you have done in PHYS 471 and 472, Physics Projects Laboratory.  This will require exploration of the relevant scientific literature.

Useful Information

Instructor
Dr. Yuly
Office Hours
MTWRF 4:30-5:30 PM
Office
P106

Class Time    
T 12:30-1:20 PM
Location
P207

Laboratory  
R 9:15-10:50 AM
Location
P116

Course Materials

Information
Schedule
Thesis Guidelines
Self Evaluation
AIP Style Manual
Physical Review Style and Notation Guide
AIP styles for references
Thesis Template

Physics Journal Databases

Physical Review Online (PROLA)
SCITATION
arXiv.org
Science Direct
INSPIRE

 

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