August 20, 2019

Physics 208

Introductory Physics II

Physics Doodle

Contributions form the Bored of Physics on April 27 2012. Additional artwork appears at the end of this page.

Announcements – updated Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Summer

Have a great one!

Final Exam

  • The Final Exam has been graded, and grades have been submitted on NazNet.
  • Solution Set 9 will be available following the review session.
  • Solution Set 8 will be available following the review session.
  • All Lecture Notes are posted.
  • Please remember that our final exam is scheduled for Saturday, 5 May 2012 at 8:00 — 10:30 AM except for a couple of students taking it early at noon on Thursday.
  • A review session is tentatively scheduled for 3:00 — 5:00 PM om Monday, 30 April 2012 in room Smyth 245.
  • An alternative final time is scheduled for noon — 2:30 PM on Thursday, 3 May 2012, in room Smyth 345. Please notify me in advance if you wish to take this earlier final.

Week 15

  • Problem Set 8 has been assigned and is due in Mastering Physics only (no write-up) by 2:30 PM on Monday, 30 April 2012.
  • Problem Set 9 has been assigned and is due in Mastering Physics only (no write-up) by 2:30 PM on Monday, 30 April 2012. (Only four problems.)
  • Exam 4 has been graded with a mean of 70 and a standard deviation of 20. The high was 98, and the low was 36.
  • We will be doing mostly in-class problem-solving in class this week. Come ready for work!
  • We will continue with Chapter 17, but please also read Chapter 20, Section 4.

Week 14

  • Read Chapter 17 Sections 1 — 5 by Wednesday.
  • Solution Set 7 has been posted.
  • Group work on potentials and potential energy.
  • Exam Friday.

Week 13

  • Student-led problem solving on Friday.
  • We will begin discussing Chapter 17 and Electric Potential.
  • Lectures from Friday and Monday are now available.

Week 12

  • Problem Set 7 has been assigned on-line and in Mastering Physics. The due date is Friday, 13 April 2012.
  • Read Chapter 16 Sections 1 — 8.
  • Exam 3 has been graded with mean=77, standard deviation=18, max=100, min=42.
  • Beginning Chapter 16, Electric Charge and Electric Field.

Week 11

  • Solution Set 6 has been posted.
  • Solution Set 5 has been posted.
  • Monday, 26 March 2012 we will be meeting in the room adjacent to our normal classroom.
  • Wednesday, 28 March 2012 will be student-led problem solving on Problem Set 6 and review for Exam 3.
  • Friday, 30 March 2012 will be Exam 3 on sound and geometric optics.

Week 10

  • Exam 2 has been graded with mean=88, standard deviation=9, max=96, min=65. This was a harder test than Exam 1, yet the results were a little better.
  • Read Chapter 23 on Geometric Optics, Sections 1–5, 7 and 8.
  • Problem Set 5 will be due on Wednesday, 21 March 2012.
  • On Monday, 19 March 2012 we will select names to present problems from Problem Set 5 on Friday, 23 March 2012.
  • We will also select names to present problems from Problem Set 6
  • Problem Set 6 has been assigned on-line and in Mastering Physics. It will be due on Wednesday, 28 March 2012.

Week 9

Break Week! Enjoy …

Week 8

  • Exam 2 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, 7 March 2012.
  • Solution Set 4 has been posted.
  • Problem Set 5 has been assigned on-line and in Mastering Physics with a due date of Friday, 9 March 2012.
  • On Monday we will draw names for Friday presentations.
  • Please read Chapter 12 on Sound.

Week 7

  • Problem Set 4 has been assigned in Mastering Physics and on this website. It will be due on Wednesday, 29 February 2012 both on-line and with a write-up.
  • Solution Set 3 has been posted.
  • Wednesday, 29 February 2012 will be a student-led problem-solving day with presenters that were chosen on Wednesday, 22 February.
  • Exam 2 will be on Friday, 2 March 2012.

Week 6

  • The homework deadline has been moved to Wednesday. (That includes presentations.)
  • We will have office hours on Monday and Tuesday this week.
  • Friday is Reading Day. There will be neither class nor homework.

Week 5

  • Problem Set 3 has been assigned on Mastering Physics and on-line. It will be due by class time on Monday, 20 February 2012.
  • Exam 1 has been graded with a mean of 83 and a standard deviation of 15.
  • Students who have not yet presented a homework problem in class will make presentations on Monday, 20 February 2012.

Week 4

  • Lecture Notes have been uploaded.
  • Solution Set 2 has been posted.
  • Monday, 6 February will be student-led problem solving.
  • Wednesday, 8 February we will continue with Chapter 11, hopefully with physics toys.
  • Friday, 10 February will be Exam 1 on Chapters 13 & 14.

Week 3

  • Problem Set 2 has been assigned in Mastering Physics. Mastering Physics and a written set of solutions will be due on Monday, 6 February 2011 in class.
  • The next four presenters will be chosen on Monday.
  • Solution Set 1 has been posted.
  • We will begin Chapter 11, Vibrations & Waves, by the end of the week.

Week 2

  • Read Chapter 14, Sections 1 and 2–5.
  • Student-led problem solving Friday!
  • Read Chapter 13, Sections 1–4 and 6 –8.
  • Problem Set 1 will be due on Friday, 27 January both on-line and written up.

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