Schedule

Class Meetings:

Before each class meeting in the large lecture hall and the associated studio session study the web-based material and the corresponding chapters in the textbook.  Complete one homework assignment before the studio session and a second assignment after the studio session.  Notes from the meetings will be available for review below.

Class meeting  Studio Session Web material Textbook Class
      Chapter Notes
Aug 23 Aug 28/29 Introduction --- August 23
Aug 30 Sep 4/5 Electric Forces and Fields 18 August 30
Sep 6 Sep 11/12 Electric Energy and Potential 19 September 6
Sep 13 Sep 18/19 Electric Current and Cell Membranes 20/21 September 13
Sep 20 Sep 25/26 Magnetic Fields 22 September 20
Sep 27 Oct 9/10 Electromagnetic Induction 23 September 27
Oct 11 Oct 16/17 Electromagnetic Waves 24 October 11
Oct 18 Oct 23/24 Geometrical Optics 25 October 18
Oct 25 Oct 30/31 Optical Lenses and Devices 26 October 25
Nov 1 Nov 6/7 Wave Optics 27 November 1
Nov 8 Nov 13/14 Modern Physics 29 November 8
Nov 15 Nov 20/21 The Structure of Matter 30 November 15
Nov 29 Nov 27/28 Nuclear Physics and Medical Applications 31/32 November 29

Assignments:

Pre-lab
Assignment:
Due Date:
A1 Sep 3
A2 Sep 10
A3 Sep 17
A4 Sep 24
A5 Oct 1
A6 Oct 15
A7 Oct 22
A8 Oct 29
A9 Nov 5
A10 Nov 12
A11 Nov 19
A12 Nov 28
   
Homework
Assignment:
Due Date:
H1 Sept 5
H2 Sep 12
H3 Sep 19
H4 Sep 26
H5 Oct 10
H6 Oct 17
H7 Oct 24
H8 Oct 31
H9 Nov 7
H10 Nov 14
H11 Nov 21
H12 Nov 30
   

Tests:

Test 1 and 2 are proctored 1-hour exams, test 3 is an 80-minute proctored exam.   You will take test 1 and test 2 during the first hour of a studio session and test 3 during the final exam period for the class or studio session.

Test 1   October 9/10 formulas    
Test 2 November 6/7 formulas 
Test 3 see schedule below   formulas

Final Exam schedule:

The final exam is a 80 minute exam.  You will take the exam in rooms 207. 

section:  Exam day:  Exam time:
1 Dec 7 8:00 am
2 Dec 7 12:30 pm
3 Dec 7 2:45 pm
4 Dec 7 7:15 pm
5 Dec 7 10:15 am

Grades

You can examine the entries made for you in the instructor's grade book on Canvas.
Percentage grades translate to letter grades as shown in the table below.  Please notify the instructor if you think a grade has not been recorded correctly.

90% and above    A
87% - 89% A-
83% - 86% B+
80% - 82% B
77% - 79% B-
73% - 76% C+
70% - 72% C
67% - 69% C-
63% - 66% D+
60% - 62% D
57% - 59% D-
below 57% F