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Prerequisites  None  
Course Language  English  
Course Type  Elective  
Course Level  First Cycle  
Mode of Delivery  face to face  
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course  Problem Solving Q&A Role Playing Lecture / Presentation  
Course Coordinator    
Course Lecturer(s)  
Assistant(s) 
Course Objectives  The aim of this course is to describe the underlying principles of the nature’s functioning by teaching elementary particles and their interactions. 
Learning Outcomes  The students who succeeded in this course;

Course Description  In this course, fundamental subjects in particle physics will be introduced, such as the concept of cross section, Dirac equation, quantum electrodynamics, elastic and inelastic electronproton scattering, symmetries and quark model and quantum chromodynamics will be discussed in this course. 
 Core Courses  
Major Area Courses  X  
Supportive Courses  
Media and Managment Skills Courses  
Transferable Skill Courses 
Week  Subjects  Required Materials 
1  Decay rates and cross sections  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 3, 5878. ISBN: 9781107034266 
2  Dirac equation  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 4, 8095. ISBN: 9781107034266 
3  Dirac equation  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 4, 96112. ISBN: 9781107034266 
4  Interaction by particle exchange  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 5, 114127. ISBN: 9781107034266 
5  Electronpositron annihilation  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 6, 128144. ISBN: 9781107034266 
6  Electronproton elastic scattering  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 7, 160176. ISBN: 9781107034266 
7  Deep inelastic scattering  Midterm exam 1  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 8, 178189. ISBN: 9781107034266 
8  Deep inelastic scattering  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 8, 190206. ISBN: 9781107034266 
9  Symmetries and quark model  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 9, 207223. ISBN: 9781107034266 
10  Symmetries and quark model  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 9, 223238. ISBN: 9781107034266 
11  Quantum chromodynamics  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 10, 242252. ISBN: 9781107034266 
12  Quantum chromodynamics  Midterm exam 2  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 10, 253261. ISBN: 9781107034266 
13  Quantum chromodynamics  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 10, 262271. ISBN: 9781107034266 
14  Quantum chromodynamics  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Chapter 10, 271282. ISBN: 9781107034266 
15  Semester review  
16  Final Exams 
Course Notes/Textbooks  Mark Thomson, Modern Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2013). ISBN: 9781107034266 
Suggested Readings/Materials  Brian R. Martin and Graham Shaw, Particle Physics, 4th ed. (Wiley, 2017). ISBN: 9781118912164 
Semester Activities  Number  Weigthing 
Participation  1  10 
Laboratory / Application  
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  
Portfolio  
Homework / Assignments  
Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Oral Exam  
Midterm  2  50 
Final Exam  1  40 
Total 
Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade  3  60 
Weighting of EndofSemester Activities on the Final Grade  1  40 
Total 
Semester Activities  Number  Duration (Hours)  Workload 

Course Hours (Including exam week: 16 x total hours)  16  2  32 
Laboratory / Application Hours (Including exam week: 16 x total hours)  16  2  
Study Hours Out of Class  14  2  28 
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  
Portfolio  
Homework / Assignments  
Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Oral Exam  
Midterms  2  17  
Final Exams  1  24  
Total  150 
#  Program Competencies/Outcomes  * Contribution Level  
1  2  3  4  5  
1  To be able master and use fundamental phenomenological and applied physical laws and applications,  X  
2  To be able to identify the problems, analyze them and produce solutions based on scientific method,  X  
3  To be able to collect necessary knowledge, able to model and selfimprove in almost any area where physics is applicable and able to criticize and reestablish his/her developed models and solutions,  X  
4  To be able to communicate his/her theoretical and technical knowledge both in detail to the experts and in a simple and understandable manner to the nonexperts comfortably,  X  
5  To be familiar with software used in area of physics extensively and able to actively use at least one of the advanced level programs in European Computer Usage License,  
6  To be able to develop and apply projects in accordance with sensitivities of society and behave according to societies, scientific and ethical values in every stage of the project that he/she is part in,  
7  To be able to evaluate every all stages effectively bestowed with universal knowledge and consciousness and has the necessary consciousness in the subject of quality governance,  
8  To be able to master abstract ideas, to be able to connect with concreate events and carry out solutions, devising experiments and collecting data, to be able to analyze and comment the results,  
9  To be able to refresh his/her gained knowledge and capabilities lifelong, have the consciousness to learn in his/her whole life,  
10  To be able to conduct a study both solo and in a group, to be effective actively in every all stages of independent study, join in decision making stage, able to plan and conduct using time effectively.  
11  To be able to collect data in the areas of Physics and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).  
12  To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently  
13  To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 
*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest