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Perepelitsa, Dennis V. Assistant Professor

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  • Assistant Professor Dennis Perepelitsa works in experimental nuclear physics.

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  • experimental nuclear physics, relativistic heavy ion collisions, quark-gluon plasma, quantum chromodynamics

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  • PHYS 1120 - General Physics 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Three lect., one rec. per week, plus three evening exams in the fall and spring semesters. Second semester of three-semester introductory sequence for science and engineering students. Covers electricity and magnetism, wave motion and optics. Normally is taken concurrently with PHYS 1140. Degree credit not granted for this course and PHYS 1125.
  • PHYS 2210 - Classical Mechanics and Mathematical Methods 1
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Theoretical Newtonian mechanics, including position and velocity dependent forces, oscillation, stability, non-inertial frames and gravitation from extended bodies. Ordinary differential equations, vector algebra, curvilinear coordinates, complex numbers, and Fourier series will be introduced in the context of the mechanics.
  • PHYS 2600 - Introduction to Programming and Scientific Computing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Covers basic concepts in programming and scientific computing, including numerical integration and simulation of physical systems. Students will learn the programming language Python and associated graphics libraries. Programming examples will be drawn from classical physical systems that can only be solved numerically, such as projectile motion with drag and N-body problems.
  • PHYS 3220 - Quantum Mechanics 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Introduces quantum mechanics with wave, operator and matrix computational techniques. Investigates solutions for harmonic oscillator, potential well and systems with angular momentum. Develops a quantitative description of one-electron atoms in lowest order.

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