Lecture1 - Major Concepts in Physics Lecture 1. Prof Simon...

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PHY102 1 Major Concepts in Physics Lecture 1. Prof Simon Catterall Office 309 Physics, x 5978 [email protected] http://physics/courses/PHY102.08Spring
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PHY102 Today … ± Course objectives ± Course mechanics – lectures, workshops, homework, exams ± Grading ± Textbook ± Making PHY102 a success ± Introduction to waves …
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PHY102 Course objectives ± Continuation of PHY101 - description of world circa 1890 – Newton’s mechanics, laws of electricity and magnetism ± Learn about waves, light, science of thermodynamics and modern physics (relativity and quantum mechanics)
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PHY102 Important Goals ± Develop firm understanding of basics via conceptual reasoning, simple problem solving, workshop experiments, lecture demos ± Learn some important facts about the world and also how to think critically and problem solve.
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PHY102 Course mechanics ± Lectures – here 2:15—3:35 pm Mondays and Wednesdays ± Workshops (2 hrs) Thursday/Fridays depending on section ± Homework – every 2 weeks in workshop.
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2008 for the course PHY 102 taught by Professor Simoncatterall during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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