what  who  when  where 

Lecture  Krichevsky, Lyubarsky, or Keshet  Sunday 13:00  16:00  54/207 
Reception Hours  Prof. Oleg Krichevsky  54/006 

Reception Hours  Prof. Yuri Lyubarsky  Call in advance 
54/322 
Reception Hours  Dr. Uri Keshet  Thursday 14:00  15:00  54/214 
Week  Topic  Details  Main Source  Other Sources 

1  Guesstimates and natural scales  Fermi problems, dimensional analysis, fundamental scales

Goldreich, Mahajan & Phinney 
Swartz 
25  From atoms to ships 
Atomic and molecualr structure, Young modulus, sound
waves 
Weiscopff 

69  Basic tools 
Applying random walks, extreme cases, etc. 
Weiscopff 

1013  Advanced topics 
The standard model, nuclear physics, the frontlines
of physics 
Zee, Griffiths 
Peskin & Schroeder 
Lec #  topic  Class notes 
Lecture Notes  Extra 

1  Order of magnitude physics 
Lec1 
Intro1 , Intro2  scales, what if 
2 
Elasticity  Elasticity 

3 
Fluids and Waves 
Fluids and
Waves 

4 


5 
Materials properties 
Materials
properties 

6 
Applying extreme cases 
Applying
extreme cases 

7 

8 
Special relativity and
virtual particles 
Lec8  
9 
Random walk and all that 
Random walk and
all that 

10 
Quantum processes I 
Quantum
processes I 

11 
Quantum processes II 
Quantum
processes II 

12  Standard mdoel I  Lec12  Lec12Y2013, Lec13Y2013  
13  Standard mdoel II  Lec13  Lec14Y2013  
14  High energies  Lec14 