Instructor Dr. Zygelman BPB 217, Phone 51321
Office Hours TuTh BPB 227, 3-4 PM
Text: Physics for Scientists
and Engineers: A Strategic Approach
Randall D. Knight
4 th Edition, Volume 2, Pearson.
Clicker policy: We will be using clickers, (Iclickers) ( www1.iclicker.com) they are available for purchase or rental at the bookstore. Put off purchase clickers/apps until given OK by instructor.
Course Policy on Grading: Final Exam - cumulative 2 hour exam
determines 30 % of final grade. In-class quizzes (about 6
altogether) determine 50% of your grade, and one in-class mid-term
exam determines 20% of your grade. The lowest quiz grade will be dropped.
Exams are closed book, calculators are not
allowed for the mid-term and final exam.
There will be no make-up exams. Students are
responsible for homework assignments and exam dates which
will be posted at
Co-requisite Phy181L, pre-requisite integral calculus.
Attendance policy: Attendance will not be enforced. Class participation (measured by clicker activity) will be used in assessing grading for borderline cases. Leaving during class recitation is disruptive and will not, except for emergencies, be tolerated.
|2||The electric field||23|
|5||Potential and Field||26|
|6||Current & Resistance||27|
|8||The magnetic field||29|
|9||The magnetic field/Induction||29/30|
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