Physics and Geophysics (Joint Major)
Dans un effort pour mieux comprendre la structure et le comportement de la Terre et de son environnement, la géophysique s’intéresse à l’application des lois et principes physiques à l’étude de la Terre. La géophysique met à profit de manière interdisciplinaire les connaissances et techniques de divers domaines, dont la physique, les mathématiques et les sciences de la Terre. Ce programme conjoint en physique et géophysique procure de solides bases aux étudiants souhaitant poursuivre des études supérieures en géophysique et dans des domaines connexes, ainsi qu’une solide préparation aux étudiants désireux d’entamer une carrière immédiatement après l’obtention du B.Sc.
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Program Requirement:
This joint program in Physics and Geophysics provides a firm basis for graduate work in geophysics and related fields as well as a sound preparation for those who wish to embark on a career directly after the B.Sc.
Program Prerequisites
Students entering Physics programs from the Freshman program must have successfully completed the courses below or their equivalents. Quebec students must have completed the DEC with appropriate science and mathematics courses.

CHEM 110 General Chemistry 1 4 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Chemistry: A study of the fundamental principles of atomic structure, radiation and nuclear chemistry, valence theory, coordination chemistry, and the periodic table.
Offered by: Chemistry
 Fall
 Prerequisites/corequisites: College level mathematics and physics or permission of instructor; CHEM 120 is not a prerequisite
 Each lab section is limited enrolment
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Pallavi Sirjoosingh, Maureen H McKeague, Mitchell J Huot

CHEM 120 General Chemistry 2 4 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Chemistry: A study of the fundamental principles of physical chemistry.
Offered by: Chemistry
 Winter
 Prerequisites/corequisites: College level mathematics and physics, or permission of instructor: CHEM 110 is not a prerequisite
 Each lab section is limited enrolment
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Mitchell J Huot, Samuel Lewis Sewall, Paul W Wiseman, Pallavi Sirjoosingh

PHYS 131 Mechanics and Waves 4 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: The basic laws and principles of Newtonian mechanics; oscillations, waves, and wave optics.
Offered by: Physics
 Fall
 3 hours lectures; 1 hour tutorial, 3 hours laboratory in alternate weeks; tutorial sessions
 Corequisite: MATH 139 or higher level calculus course.
 Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking PHYS 101, or who have taken CEGEP objective 00UR or equivalent.
 Laboratory sections have limited enrolment
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Kenneth J Ragan

PHYS 142 Electromagnetism & Optics 4 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: The basic laws of electricity and magnetism; geometrical optics.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter
 3 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory in alternate weeks; tutorial sessions
 Prerequisite: PHYS 131.
 Corequisite: MATH 141 or higher level calculus course.
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking PHYS 102, or who have taken CEGEP objective 00US or equivalent.
 Laboratory sections have limited enrolment
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Tracy Webb
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BIOL 111 Principles:Organismal Biology 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Biology (Sci): An introduction to the phylogeny, structure, function and adaptation of unicellular organisms, plants and animals in the biosphere.
Offered by: Biology
 Fall
 2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CEGEP objective 00UK or equivalent; or BIOL 115.
 This course serves as an alternative to CEGEP objective code 00UK
 May require departmental approval.
 Open to all students wishing introductory biology.
 Attendance at first lab is mandatory to confirm registration in the course.
 This class will use a Student Response System (clicker) which can be obtained from the Bookstore.
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Andrew Hendry, Graham Bell, Elena M Cristescu, Anna Hargreaves

BIOL 112 Cell and Molecular Biology 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Biology (Sci): The cell: ultrastructure, division, chemical constituents and reactions. Bioenergetics: photosynthesis and respiration. Principles of genetics, the molecular basis of inheritance and biotechnology.
Offered by: Biology
 Winter
 2 hours lecture and 3.5 hours laboratory/seminar
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking CEGEP objective 00XU or equivalent; or BIOL 115; or AEBI 122
 Attendance at first lab is mandatory to confirm registration in the course. Lab start the 2nd week of term.
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Joseph Alan Dent, Frieder B Schöck
MATH 133 and either MATH 140/141 or MATH 150/151.

MATH 133 Linear Algebra and Geometry 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): Systems of linear equations, matrices, inverses, determinants; geometric vectors in three dimensions, dot product, cross product, lines and planes; introduction to vector spaces, linear dependence and independence, bases; quadratic loci in two and three dimensions.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
 Prerequisite: a course in functions
 Restriction A: Not open to students who have taken MATH 221 or CEGEP objective 00UQ or equivalent.
 Restriction B: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 123, MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
 Restriction C: Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 134.
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Rosalie BélangerRioux

MATH 140 Calculus 1 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): Review of functions and graphs. Limits, continuity, derivative. Differentiation of elementary functions. Antidifferentiation. Applications.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
 Prerequisite: High School Calculus
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MATH 120, MATH 139 or CEGEP objective 00UN or equivalent
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 122 or MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
 Each Tutorial section is enrolment limited
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Sidney Trudeau
 Jérôme Fortier

MATH 141 Calculus 2 4 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): The definite integral. Techniques of integration. Applications. Introduction to sequences and series.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 Prerequisites: MATH 139 or MATH 140 or MATH 150.
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MATH 121 or CEGEP objective 00UP or equivalent
 Restriction Note B: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 122 or MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
 Each Tutorial section is enrolment limited
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Jeremy D Macdonald, Sidney Trudeau

MATH 150 Calculus A 4 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): Functions, limits and continuity, differentiation, L'Hospital's rule, applications, Taylor polynomials, parametric curves, functions of several variables.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 Fall
 3 hours lecture, 2 hours tutorial
 Students with no prior exposure to vector geometry are advised to take MATH 133 concurrently. Intended for students with high school calculus who have not received six advanced placement credits
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CEGEP objective 00UN or equivalent
 Restriction Note B: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 122 or MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
 MATH 150 and MATH 151 cover the material of MATH 139, MATH 140, MATH 141, MATH 222
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Charles Roth

MATH 151 Calculus B 4 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): Integration, methods and applications, infinite sequences and series, power series, arc length and curvature, multiple integration.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 Winter
 3 hours lecture; 2 hours tutorial
 Each Tutorial section is enrolment limited
 Prerequisite: MATH 150
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CEGEP objective 00UP or equivalent
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 122 or MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MATH 152
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Charles Roth
Required Courses (57 credits)

EPSC 231 Field School 1 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Geological mapping of selected areas, preparation of maps, reports from field notes, aerial photographs, etc.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 Prerequisite: EPSC 240, or permission of the instructor.
 This course, given in Sutton, has an additional fee of $594.10 to cover the costs of transportation, meals and accommodation as well as other field expenses. The fee is only refundable prior to the deadline to withdraw with full refund. The department of Earth and Planetary Science subsidizes a portion of the cost for this activity.
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 This course is not scheduled for the 20192020 academic year
 Instructors
 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

EPSC 240 Geology in the Field 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Lectures and fieldbased exercises, held locally on campus and in the Montreal area, introduce students to the reading and interpretation of a topographic map, the basic description of a stratigraphic section and the inference of its depositional environment, the nature of intrusive contacts, and the field measurement of some structural features and geophysical properties. Students plot geological information on a map, identify landforms in aerial views and learn the tectonic features diagnostic of plate margins. By the end of the course, the students relate a geological map to the geological history of Quebec.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 Corequisite(s): EPSC 233 or EPSC 201
 Restriction(s): Open to firstyear Major and Honours students in Earth and Planetary Sciences.
 Students from other programs must obtain permission of the instructor.
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

EPSC 303 Structural Geology 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Primary igneous and sedimentary structures, attitudes of planes and lines, stress and strain, fracturing of rocks, faulting, homogeneous strain, description and classification of folds, foliation and lineation, orthographic and stereographic projections.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 2 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory
 Prerequisite(s): EPSC 231, or permission of the instructor.
 Not open to students who have taken EPSC 203.
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 James D Kirkpatrick

EPSC 320 Elementary Earth Physics 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Physical properties of Earth and the processes associated with its existence as inferred from astronomy, geodesy, seismology, geology, terrestrial magnetism and thermal evolution.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Yajing Liu

MATH 222 Calculus 3 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): Taylor series, Taylor's theorem in one and several variables. Review of vector geometry. Partial differentiation, directional derivative. Extreme of functions of 2 or 3 variables. Parametric curves and arc length. Polar and spherical coordinates. Multiple integrals.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 Prerequisite: MATH 141. Familiarity with vector geometry or Corequisite: MATH 133
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CEGEP course 201303 or MATH 150, MATH 151 or MATH 227
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Jeremy D Macdonald
 Jérôme Fortier

MATH 223 Linear Algebra 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): Review of matrix algebra, determinants and systems of linear equations. Vector spaces, linear operators and their matrix representations, orthogonality. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization of Hermitian matrices. Applications.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 Fall and Winter
 Prerequisite: MATH 133 or equivalent
 Restriction: Not open to students in Mathematics programs nor to students who have taken or are taking MATH 236, MATH 247 or MATH 251. It is open to students in Faculty Programs
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Djivede A Kelome
 Jeremy D Macdonald

MATH 314 Advanced Calculus 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): Derivative as a matrix. Chain rule. Implicit functions. Constrained maxima and minima. Jacobians. Multiple integration. Line and surface integrals. Theorems of Green, Stokes and Gauss. Fourier series with applications.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 Prerequisites: MATH 133, MATH 222
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 248 or MATH 358.
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Charles Roth

MATH 315 Ordinary Differential Eqns 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): First order ordinary differential equations including elementary numerical methods. Linear differential equations. Laplace transforms. Series solutions.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
 Prerequisite: MATH 222.
 Corequisite: MATH 133.
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 325.
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Rosalie BélangerRioux

PHYS 230 Dynamics of Simple Systems 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: Translational motion under Newton's laws; forces, momentum, work/energy theorem. Special relativity; Lorentz transforms, relativistic mechanics, mass/energy equivalence. Topics in rotational dynamics. Noninertial frames.
Offered by: Physics
 Fall
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisite: CEGEP Physics or PHYS 131.
 Corequisite: MATH 222
 Restriction: Not open to students taking or having passed PHYS 251
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Hong Guo

PHYS 232 Heat and Waves 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: The laws of thermodynamics and their consequences. Thermodynamics of PVT systems and simple heat engines. Free, driven, and damped harmonic oscillators. Coupled systems and normal modes. Fourier methods. Wave motion and dispersion. The wave equation.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisites: CEGEP Physics or PHYS 142, and CEGEP chemistry or CHEM 120, and PHYS 230.
 Restriction: Not open to students taking or having passed PHYS 253
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Robert E Rutledge

PHYS 241 Signal Processing 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: Linear circuit elements, resonance, network theorems, diodes, transistors, amplifiers, feedback, integrated circuits.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter
 2 hours lectures; 3 hours laboratory alternate weeks
 Prerequisite: CEGEP physics or PHYS 142.
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Jonathan Le Roy Sievers

PHYS 257 Experimental Methods 1 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: Introductory laboratory work and data analysis as related to mechanics, optics and thermodynamics. Introduction to computers as they are employed for laboratory work, for data analysis and for numerical computation. Previous experience with computers is an asset, but is not required.
Offered by: Physics
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Bradley J Siwick

PHYS 258 Experimental Methods 2 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: Advanced laboratory work and data analysis as related to mechanics, optics and thermodynamics. Computers will be employed routinely for data analysis and for numerical computation, and, particularly, to facilitate the use of Fourier methods.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter
 6 hours of laboratory and classroom work
 Prerequisite: PHYS 257
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Thomas Brunner

PHYS 331 Topics in Classical Mechanics 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: Forced and damped oscillators, Newtonian mechanics in three dimensions, rotational motion, Lagrangian mechanics, small vibrations, normal modes. Introduction to Hamiltonian mechanics.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisite: PHYS 230
 Corequisite: MATH 315
 Restriction: Not open to students having passed PHYS 451 or PHYS 351
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Simon P CaronHuot

PHYS 333 Thermal & Statistical Physics 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: Introductory equilibrium statistical mechanics. Quantum states, probabilities, ensemble averages. Entropy, temperature, Boltzmann factor, chemical potential. Photons and phonons. FermiDirac and BoseEinstein distributions; applications.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisite: PHYS 232
 Restriction: Not open to students taking or having passed PHYS 362
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 James M Cline

PHYS 340 Majors Electricity & Magnetism 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: The electrostatic field and scalar potential. Dielectric properties of matter. Energy in the electrostatic field. Methods for solving problems in electrostatics. The magnetic field. Induction and inductance. Energy in the magnetic field. Magnetic properties of matter. Maxwell's equations. The dipole approximation.
Offered by: Physics
 Fall
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisites: CEGEP physics or PHYS 142, MATH 222
 Corequisite: MATH 314
 Restriction: Not open to students who have passed PHYS 242 or PHYS 350
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Hong Guo

PHYS 342 Majors Electromagnetic Waves 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: Maxwell's equations. The wave equation. The electromagnetic wave, reflection, refraction, polarization. Guided waves. Transmission lines and wave guides. Vector potential. Radiation. The elemental dipole; the halfwave dipole; vertical dipole; folded dipoles; Yagi antennas. Accelerating charged particles.
Offered by: Physics
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Guillaume Gervais

PHYS 432 Physics of Fluids 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: The physical properties of fluids. The kinematics and dynamics of flow. The effects of viscosity and turbulence. Applications of fluid mechanics in biophysics, geophysics and engineering.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisites: PHYS 230, MATH 223, MATH 314, MATH 315
 Restriction: Not open to students who have taken PHYS 332.
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

PHYS 446 Majors Quantum Physics 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: de Broglie waves, Bohr atom. Schroedinger equation, wave functions, observables. One dimensional potentials. Schroedinger equation in three dimensions. Angular momentum, hydrogen atom. Spin, experimental consequences.
Offered by: Physics
 Fall
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisite: PHYS 230 and PHYS 232, or PHYS 251
 Restriction: Not open to students taking or having taken PHYS 357 or PHYS 457
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 Fall 2019
 Instructors
 Jack C Childress
Complementary Courses (12 credits)

EPSC 350 Tectonics 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Rheology of the Earth, mechanics of the crust and mantle and core, convection in the mantle, evolution and kinematics and deformations of the oceanic and continental plates, thermal evolution of the Earth, the unifying theory of plate tectonics.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 Winter
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisite(s): EPSC 320
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 This course is not scheduled for the 20192020 academic year
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 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

EPSC 425 Sediments to Sequences 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Advanced techniques for interrogating the stratigraphic record. Topics include cyclicity in the sedimentary record, sequence stratigraphy, chemostratigraphy, sedimentary control on the fossil record, and the record of deep sea sediment cores.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 Winter
 2 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory
 Prerequisites: EPSC 355 or ESYS 300 or permission of instructor.
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 This course is not scheduled for the 20192020 academic year
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 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

EPSC 435 Applied Geophysics 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Methods in geophysical surveying including gravity, magnetism, electromagnetism, resistivity and seismology; application to exploration and near surface environmental and hydrological targets are included, along with field applications of techniques.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 Fall
 Prerequisites: EPSC 231 or EPSC 320, or permission of instructor
 3 hours lectures
 2 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory
 The field component of the course will be held in all weather conditions. Appropriate clothing is required by the students.
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 This course is not scheduled for the 20192020 academic year
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 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

EPSC 482 Res in Earth & Planetary Sci 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Research project designed by a student in consultation with a departmental faculty member of Earth & Planetary Sciences.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 May not be taken concurrently with EPSC 480
 A statement of the proposed project and method of evaluation, signed by the student and supervisor, must be submitted to the departmental Director of Undergraduate Studies for approval by the add/drop deadline of the semester in which the student registers for this course.
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

EPSC 510 Geodynamics 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Topics in geodynamics including the gravity field of the Earth and planets, the body and orbital dynamics of planets and moons, tidal interactions, Earth deformation under static and dynamic loads including glacial isostatic adjustment and sea level change, the history and dynamics of the Earth's climate and of surface ice and water.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 Fall
 3 hours lectures
 Prerequisites: EPSC 320, EPSC 203, MATH 222, MATH 319 or permission of the instructor.
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 This course is not scheduled for the 20192020 academic year
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 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

EPSC 520 Earthquake Physics and Geology 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: What are earthquakes and how do we study them? Fundamental mechanics of faulting and earthquake source processes are explored from theoretical and observational perspectives. The lectures cover concepts of earthquake source mechanism, including seismic waves, earthquake energy budget, fracture and friction mechanics, earthquake cycle deformation, earthquake triggering and prediction, and seismic hazards. This is complemented by inclass discussion on recent major discoveries and challenges in the field. Students learn to investigate earthquake source process by using seismic, geodetic and geological data in computer labs and course projects supervised by the instructor(s).
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
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 This course is not scheduled for the 20192020 academic year
 Instructors
 There are no professors associated with this course for the 20192020 academic year

EPSC 549 Hydrogeology 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Earth & Planetary Sciences: Introduction to groundwater flow through porous media. Notions of fluid potential and hydraulic head. Darcy flux and Darcy's Law. Physical properties of porous media and their measurement. Equation of groundwater flow. Flow systems. Hydraulics of pumping and recharging wells. Notions of hydrology. Groundwater quality and contamination. Physical processes of contaminant transport.
Offered by: Earth & Planetary Sciences
 Winter
 3 hours lectures, 12 hours laboratory
 Prerequisite: permission of the instructor
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Jeffrey M McKenzie

MATH 319 Intro to Partial Diff Equas 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Mathematics & Statistics (Sci): First order equations, geometric theory; second order equations, classification; Laplace, wave and heat equations, SturmLiouville theory, Fourier series, boundary and initial value problems.
Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Adam M Oberman

PHYS 339 Measurements Lab in Gen Phys 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: Introduction to modern techniques of measurement. The use of computers in performing and analysing experiments. Data reduction, statistical methods, report writing. Extensive use of computers is made in this laboratory; therefore some familiarity with computers and computing is an advantage.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter
 6 hours
 Prerequisite: PHYS 241 or permission of instructor
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 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Walter Reisner

PHYS 449 Majors Research Project 3 Credits
 Fall
 Winter
 Summer
Offered in the:Physics: A supervised research project.
Offered by: Physics
 Winter or Summer
 6 hours
 Restrictions: U2 or U3 students in a Physics program, or permission of the instructor.
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 Fall 2019
 Winter 2020
 Instructors
 Sabrina Leslie
 Sabrina Leslie