The qualifiers are a set of five hour exams given once each August and January. You are provided with a standard handbook of integrals and math formulae as well as paper. You may not bring your own handbooks or writing paper. Detailed rules for who must take which qualifying exams and when as well as what constitutes a passing grade are available on the links below.
|Classical and Statistical Mechanics||Tue, Aug 18, 2020||12:00 to 5:00 p.m.||Meet in Lin Hall Foyer at 11:40|
|Quantum Mechanics||Wed, Aug 19, 2020||12:00 to 5:00 p.m.||Meet in Lin Hall Foyer at 11:40|
|Electricity and Magnetism||Thu, Aug 20, 2020||12:00 to 5:00 p.m.||Meet in Lin Hall Foyer at 11:40|
|Astrophysics||Fri, Aug 21, 2020||12:00 to 5:00 p.m.||Meet in Lin Hall Foyer at 11:40|
Due to the covid-19 quarantine, students should meet in the foyer of Lin Hall at 11:40 on the day of their exam. Those who have requested isolated offices for taking the exam will be assigned to their offices, while the remaining students will be taking the exam either in LH 105 or NH 203.
Qualifier rules and requirements can be found in the red book (pdf).
Reading list and study guide (pdf)