December 6, 2022

# Introductory Physics II

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.

### 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.

## Lecture Notes

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