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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University of Geneva
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 4.2 out of 5 of 24 ratings

That is the best course that I've done it in coursera, the teachers explain everything so fine and clear

Thank you very much for your effort to make this course.It was a difficult trip, but for the knowledge received, it was worth it.

A well made course. But the learning curve is steep. It is hard to have some deep understanding.

Very interesting but fairly difficult course. It was helpful downloading the relevant overheads before the lecture. Would prefer the lecturers spend a little more time discussing the graphs and equations on the overheads and not just reading them word for word. Thank you.