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Operator: 410-543-6000

Pica, Andrew

Chair, Physics
Henson Science Hall (HS) 301A
410-543-6485 or ext 36485
ajpicasalisburyedu
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Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • PHYS 123-010 GENERAL PHYSICS II
    Continuation of general physics. Topics include basic concepts of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 121. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIB).
  • PHYS 123-011 GENERAL PHYSICS II
    Continuation of general physics. Topics include basic concepts of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 121. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIB).
  • PHYS 123-012 GENERAL PHYSICS II
    Continuation of general physics. Topics include basic concepts of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 121. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIB).
  • PHYS 123-013 GENERAL PHYSICS II
    Continuation of general physics. Topics include basic concepts of electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 121. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIB).
  • PHYS 314-010 MECHANICS
    Theory and application of Newtonian mechanics with an introduction to the Lagrange formalism. Major topics include kinematics and dynamics of single particles and systems of particles, rigid bodies, noninertial reference frames and the simple harmonic oscillator. Prerequisites: PHYS 313. Four hours lecture/activity per week.
  • PHYS 399-050 INTERMED SPEC TOPICS PHYSICS
    Study of specific area of physics at the sophomore or junior level. Topic varies semester to semester. May be repeated for up to six credits. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. One to three hours lecture per week or lab-lecture equivalent.
  • PHYS 475-050 CAPSTONE DESIGN PROJECT
    Application of classroom learning to a real-world problem. Projects involve application of electronics and computers: e.g. robotics, CAD/CAM, microcontrollers, environmental monitoring, DSP, ASIC design, microwave and communication circuits, mechatronics and process control. Prerequisite: PHYS 413 and 470, or permission of instructor.
  • PHYS 490-050 RESEARCH IN PHYSICS
    Research project in one of the areas of physics chosen, designed and carried out by student with the advice and approval of a faculty member. Actual work may be carried out at off-campus sites. Written report, seminar presentation required. Prerequisites: PHYS 470 and 40 credits of physics (or senior standing) and department chair approval.

2014 Fall

  • PHYS 108-010 INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY
    Survey of modern astronomy for non-science majors. Basic physics concepts utilized to study the night sky, light, optics and telescopes, planets, the moon and sun, stars nebulae, galaxies and the universe. Some night observations required. May not be taken for credit if student already has credit for PHYS 106. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • PHYS 108-011 INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY
    Survey of modern astronomy for non-science majors. Basic physics concepts utilized to study the night sky, light, optics and telescopes, planets, the moon and sun, stars nebulae, galaxies and the universe. Some night observations required. May not be taken for credit if student already has credit for PHYS 106. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • PHYS 108-012 INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY
    Survey of modern astronomy for non-science majors. Basic physics concepts utilized to study the night sky, light, optics and telescopes, planets, the moon and sun, stars nebulae, galaxies and the universe. Some night observations required. May not be taken for credit if student already has credit for PHYS 106. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • PHYS 108-013 INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY
    Survey of modern astronomy for non-science majors. Basic physics concepts utilized to study the night sky, light, optics and telescopes, planets, the moon and sun, stars nebulae, galaxies and the universe. Some night observations required. May not be taken for credit if student already has credit for PHYS 106. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
  • PHYS 311-010 ELECT CIRCUIT & ELECT
    Survey of basic principles of electric circuits and modern electronics. Topics include AC and DC circuits, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems, transient analysis, power supplies, diodes and transistors, operational amplifiers and an introduction to circuit simulation programs. Prerequisite: PHYS 309. Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 311. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
  • PHYS 311-011 ELECT CIRCUIT & ELECT
    Survey of basic principles of electric circuits and modern electronics. Topics include AC and DC circuits, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems, transient analysis, power supplies, diodes and transistors, operational amplifiers and an introduction to circuit simulation programs. Prerequisite: PHYS 309. Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 311. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
  • PHYS 311-012 ELECT CIRCUIT & ELECT
    Survey of basic principles of electric circuits and modern electronics. Topics include AC and DC circuits, Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems, transient analysis, power supplies, diodes and transistors, operational amplifiers and an introduction to circuit simulation programs. Prerequisite: PHYS 309. Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 311. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week.
  • PHYS 490-050 RESEARCH IN PHYSICS
    Research project in one of the areas of physics chosen, designed and carried out by student with the advice and approval of a faculty member. Actual work may be carried out at off-campus sites. Written report, seminar presentation required. Prerequisites: PHYS 470 and 40 credits of physics (or senior standing) and department chair approval.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Awards(s)

Andy Pica (1989). Distinguished Faculty Award - Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.

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