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 18 Aug 23/24 Introduction --- August 18
Aug 25 Aug 30/31 Electric Forces and Fields 18 August 25
Sep 1 online Sep 6/7 Electric Energy and Potential 19 September 1
Sep 8 Sep 13/14 Electric Current and Cell Membranes 20/21 September 8
Sep 15 Sep 20/21 Magnetic Fields 22 September 15
Sep 22 Sep 27/28 Electromagnetic Induction 23 September 22
Sep 29 Oct 11/12 Electromagnetic Waves 24 September 29
Oct 13 Oct 18/19 Geometrical Optics 25 October 13
Oct 20 Oct 25/26 Optical Lenses and Devices 26 October 20
Oct 27 Nov 1/2 Wave Optics 27 October 27
Nov 3 Nov 8/9 Modern Physics 29 November 3
Nov 10 Nov 15/16 The Structure of Matter 30 November 10
Nov 17 Nov 21/22 Nuclear Physics and Medical Applications 31/32 November 17

Assignments:

Pre-lab
Assignment:
Due Date:
A1 Aug 26
A2 Sep 2
A3 Sep 9
A4 Sep 16
A5 Sep 23
A6 Sep 30
A7 Oct 14
A8 Oct 21
A9 Oct 28
A10 Nov 4
A11 Nov 11
A12 Nov 18
   
Homework
Assignment:
Due Date:
H1 Aug 31
H2 Sep 7
H3 Sep 14
H4 Sep 21
H5 Sep 28
H6 Oct 12
H7 Oct 19
H8 Oct 26
H9 Nov 2
H10 Nov 9
H11 Nov 16
H12 Nov 23
   

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   September 27/28 formulas    
Test 2 November 1/2 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 5 10:15 am
2 Dec 7 10:15 am
3 Dec 7 2:45 pm
4 Dec 6 7:15 pm
5 Dec 5 8:00 am

 

Grades

You can examine the entries made for you in the instructor's grade book on Blackboard.
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