Who is this class for: This course is aimed at people who have a basic education in physics, especially classical mechanics and electrodynamics. Basic notions of special relativity and quantum mechanics may also be useful, although we give short reminders of these tools. The ideal background would be that of a 3rd year student in any scientific discipline.


Created by:  University of Geneva

  • Martin Pohl

    Taught by:  Martin Pohl, Professeur ordinaire

    Département de physique nucléaire et corpusculaire

  • Mercedes Paniccia

    Taught by:  Mercedes Paniccia, Collaboratrice scientifique

    Département de Physique Nucléaire et Corpusculaire

  • Anna Sfyrla

    Taught by:  Anna Sfyrla, Assistant Professor

    Nuclear and Particle Physics
CommitmentWe estimate the workload for this course to be about 11 weeks of study with 3 to 4 hours/week, depending on your usage of the optional material.
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is one of Europe's leading universities. Devoted to research, education and dialogue, the UNIGE shares the international calling of its host city, Geneva, a centre of international and multicultural activities with a venerable cosmopolitan tradition.
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 of 68 ratings

Excellent course!

It is a very nice introductory course which is supported with laboratory session which is an awesome idea, but the mathematics used in this course is somehow higher level to me, so I recommend if there is any source to learn the mathematics behind this lectures. last but not least I would like to thank all the staff working on this course especially Dr. Martin, Dr. Mercedes, Dr. Anna for their attractive and elaborating way of lecturing

Very good overview. The equation require quite a bit more explanation and the tests really only test the concepts not the mathematics.

I recommend English subtitles for the optional lectures, which are in French.

Thank you for this course, i am looking forward to future courses. I found it helpful that we were not drowned in difficult calculations. I also found it helpful that we were given hints of calculations. Just about the right mix for a hopeful beginner. Thanks again to all the team and good luck in your future discoveries