PHYS 437 / METM 305

Introduction to Solid State Physics

Fall 1997 Syllabus

Instructor: Carlo U. Segre
Office hours: 10:00-11:00 Tuesdays and Thursdays
Textbook: Elementary Solid State Physics, M. Ali Omar, (Addison-Wesley, 1993).
Material to be covered: Chapters 1-5, 8-10 of textbook plus additional topics if time permits.
Homework Assignments
Tentative Schedule
Course Organization: There will be 2 Midterm Examinations and one Final Examination. In addition homework will be assigned on a regular basis and graded. The percentage distribution for the course will be:
Midterm Exam 1 20%
Midterm Exam 2 20%
Homework 10%
Final Exam 40%

The remaining 10% of the grade will be assessed on a term project and/or class participation.