The final will be on Wednesday, December 7, noon-3pm, in the same room as the lectures, 1640 Broida. Bring a bluebook (or 2) and a calculator.
Practice Final and its solutions
The web sylabus (lecture notes linked).
We meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday noon-12:50pm in 1640 Broida. The first class is Friday, Sept. 23. The TA, Brandon Armstrong, will teach a section on Fridays from 2:00 to 2:50pm in 1425 Phelps.
The lecturer is Harry Nelson, and the TA is Brandon Armstrong. Prof. Nelson's office hours are Friday, 3:00-5:00pm, while Brandon Armstrong has office hours Thursday, 3:30pm to 4:30pm, Friday 11:00 to noon, and Friday 1:00pm to 2:00pm in the PLC, which is now in 1019 Broida, which is on the ground floor.
This is the third quarter of a core course on General Physics. The textbooks will be excerpts from `Vibrations and Waves' by A.P. French and `Electricity and Magnetism' by E.M. Purcell.
One midterm is planned on Friday, Oct. 28.
Homework is assigned on Monday, due the subsequent Monday in class.
Homework turned in up to one week late will have 50% of the score removed. Homework turned in more than one week late will be noted, but no points for credit will be given.
You may work with others on working out the problems, but you must write up solutions independently of one another.
The grading formula to be 50% Final, 25% Midterm, and 25% Problems.
The final will be on Wednesday, December 7, noon-3pm, in the same room as the lectures.
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