C. Vogel Office: 207 Science Office hours: Tue 10:30-11, Wed
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Halliday, Resnick, Walker, Fundamentals of Physics, 7th
Chapters 12, 14-20, 33-36 (not in order).
3 Exams (20% each)
For full credit you must show all
work and justify all answers on PAL's,
discussion, and exams (except multiple choice).
Homework is done online via
due Wed and Fri at 11 pm. You may request an extension for
homework for 80% credit by emailing me, if you have not
looked at the key.
Physics Active Learning (PAL's)
will be done most days in class. PAL's cannot be
made up for any
reason. The lowest PAL score for each section of the course
be dropped before the course grade is computed. If your exam
grade is higher than your PAL grade for a section of the course, your
exam grade will replace your PAL grade for that section.
questions via WebAssign by noon on Mondays.
If you are unhappy with your score on these questions, come
discussion on Tuesday and join in the discussion of these questions to
earn full credit for the weekly discussion.
Attendance is required on all
days on which
examinations are scheduled. If you have a conflict with a
school-related event (for example, intercollegiate sports or field
trip), you may take the exam early. You must make
arrangements with me before the scheduled exam date.
Important events in the course
calendar (subject to change):
EXAM #1 (chapt
12(elasticity), 15-17) Dec 12
(chapt 33-36) Jan 23
EXAM #3 (chapt 14, 18-20) Feb 17,
For a more detailed and updated
schedule, including lecture topics, click here.