Physics 265 Information & Assignment Sheet Spring 1999

 

Prerequisite: Physics 215 Times: MW 11 AM - Tues 2-5 PM

Materials: Same as those for Physics 215

Instructions & Comments:

1. The assignments of sections in the text are inclusive.

2. Student is expected to attend every class and will be held responsible for all work covered in the course. Bonus: 10 points for perfect attendance.

3. Failure to take a scheduled examination will result in a grade of zero. Make-up examinations will be given only in the event of illness (confirmed by a Doctor) or death in the immediate family.

4. Loft can provide tutoring outside of class.

5. Class participation: point for each correct problem presented in class. (Max. 10 points)

6. Learning Physics is a do-it-yourself process. We only learn and master Physics by doing it ourselves. We do not learn Physics by having someone else do it for us.

Grading:

Exam I: 100 pts A ³ 655 pts

Exam II: 100 pts A- ³ 630 pts

Exam III: 100 pts B+ ³ 605 pts

Comprehensive Final Exam:200 pts B ³ 580 pts

Quiz: 100 pts B- ³ 555 pts

Lab Notebook: 100 pts C+ ³ 520 pts

Total 700 pts C ³ 490 pts D ³ 420 pts

 

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Assignments (Reading & Exercises/Problems)

 

Week Class Reading Assignment Problems

1/11/99 1 Chap 16 Electric Charge & Chap 16: Q1,5

Electric Field

2 16.1 - 16.6, 16.8 Chap 16: P1,4,8,17,22

3 16.1 - 16.6, 16.8 Chap 16: 25,33,37

LAB Melde's Exp. (Wave Motion)

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1/18/99 1 Chap 17 Electric Potential & Chap 16: 49,50,52,58

Capacitance

2 17.1 - 17.6 Chap 17: 1,2,4,16

3 17.1 - 17.6 Chap 17: 17,20,27,28

LAB Electric Field Plotting

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1/25/99 1 Chap 18 Electric Current & Chap 17: 32,35,37,56

Resistance

2 18.1 - 18.10 Chap 18: 1,3,6,7,14

3 18.1 - 18.10 Chap 18: 19,21,22,25,

32

LAB CAPACITANCE

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2/01/99 1 Chap 19 Magnetism Chap 18: 33,35,41,43

45,53,57

2 19.1 - 19.8 Chap 19: 1,5,7,11

3 19.1 - 19.8 Chap 19: 13,19,33,35

LAB Intro. to Electric Circuits

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Week Class Reading Assignment Problems

2/08/99 1 Chap. 20 Electromagnetic Chap 19: 42,44,47

Induction

2 Exam I

3 20.1 - 20.5 Chap 20: 3,5,7,10,

11,44

LAB Prob Review Session

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2/15/99 1 Chap 22 Geometrical Optics Chap 20: 15,19,20,21,

31

2 22.1 - 22.7 Chap 22: 1,4,13,14

3 22.1 - 22.7 Chap 22: 19,21,23,26,

29

LAB Wheatstone Bridge

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2/22/99 1 Chap 23 Optical Instruments Chap 22: 38,40,43,47

2 23.1 - 23.5 Chap 23: 1,3,5,7,11

3 Chap 24 Wave Optics Chap 23: 15,20,37,41,

42

LAB Optical Disk

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3/1/99 1 24.1 - 24.10 Chap. 24: 3,5,7,9

2 24.1 - 24.10 Chap 24: 13,19,21,26

3 Exam II

LAB Problem Review Session

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3/15/99 1 Chap 25 Relativity Chap 24: 31,39,49,51,

53,59

2 25.1 - 25.9 Chap 25: 1,5,7,15

3 25.1 - 25.9 Chap 25: 17,19,25,27

LAB Model Eye

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Week Class Reading Assignment Problems

3/22/99 1 Chap 26 Discovery of Atomic Chap 25: 33,35,39,43

Structure

2 26.1 - 26.9 Chap 26: 5,13,17

3 26.1 - 26.9 Chap 26: 19,21,33,35

LAB Prism Spectrometer

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3/29/99 1 Chap 27 Origins of Quantum Chap 26: 38,40,43

Theory

2 27.1 - 27.7 Chap 27: 1,3,5,7

3 27.1 - 27.7 Chap 27: 11,13,17,19

LAB Diffraction Gratin Spectrometer

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4/05/99 1 Chap 28 Quantum Mechanics Chap 27: 30,34,35,38

2 28.1 - 28.9 Chap 28: 1,2,9,10

3 28.1 - 28.9 Chap 28: 11,23,24

LAB Micro Wave

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4/12/99 1 Chap 29 The Nucleus Chap 28: 42,43,44

2 Exam III

3 29.1 - 29.12 Chap 29: 5,6,7,10

LAB Problem Review Session

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4/19/99 1 29.1 - 29.12 Chap 29: 13,17,19,21

2 29.1 - 29.12 Chap 29: 25,27,29,31

3 Chap 30 Lasers Chap 29: 35,38,49,55

LAB Radioactivity

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4/26/99 1 30.1 - 30.3 Chap 30: 1,3,5,7

2 Chap 31 Condensed Matter

3 31.1 - 31.8

LAB Exam & Notebook Collection