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Physics in Medicine and Solid State Physics exams

  1. Mar 25, 2005 #1
    Im just sat here in the "Learning Grid" of my University studying for my Physics in Medicine and Solid State Physics exams in 3weeks. It isn't much fun but whats even worse is the prospect of studying for my other courses i have exams for in the next 2months:

    Quantum Mechanics I
    Relativistic Cosmology
    Stellar Structures
    Real Solids II
    Weather and Environment
    Optoelectronics and Lasers
    Introduction to Elementry Particles and Nuclei
    Introduction to Synergetics
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

    I am appealing for and offering sympathy to anyone in a similar position
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  3. Mar 25, 2005 #2
    Quantum mechanics? I thought that people didn't know enough about that stuff... Imagine that you're mid-session and someone finds out something that proves that everything you learned is wrong :)
  4. Mar 25, 2005 #3
    ?? Where did you hear this. :confused: :confused:
  5. Mar 26, 2005 #4
    Then why do we still learn non-relativistic physics?
  6. Mar 26, 2005 #5
    If you're in 3rd year, how come you're only doing QM I? I thought most places made you do QM in the first year, then usually some more afterwards. Either way, I feel sorry for you.. QM is possibly the most boring and hardest area of Physics IMO. I have 9 exams this year:

    Classical Mechanics & Relativity 2
    Electromagnetism 2
    Statistical Physics and Entropy
    Astronomical and Space Instrumentation
    Quantum Mechanics 2
    Maths for Physicists 3
    Structure in the Universe
    Physics of Stars
    Physics and Communication Skills (general Physics problems)
  7. Mar 28, 2005 #6

    because they're so useful at the non-relativistic speeds most of us live at.....
  8. Mar 28, 2005 #7


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    relativistic physics turns into classical physics at low speeds. Its not a different form of physics, its just physics at different speeds. Both are right.
  9. Mar 28, 2005 #8


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    and yah, where on earth did you hear this???
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