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Unformatted text preview: P112 Lecture I 1 Physics 1112: Lecture 1 Mechanics Agenda for Today Announcements Announcements Scope of this course Scope of this course Newtonian Newtonian Mechanics Mechanics Measurement and Units Measurement and Units Fundamental units Systems of units Converting between systems of units Dimensional Analysis Signicant Figures P112 Lecture I 2 Course Info See info on the W orld W ide W eb Go to http://blackboard. cornell . edu : log in -- Fnd us under Arts and Sciences - Physics - P1112 -- Register Lecture notes, Homework, Solutions, Old Exams, Prelabs, OfFce Hours, Exam Times, Contact Info, etc. appear on web Lecture: lecture, demos, some interactive learning Recitation sections (turn in HW, do tutorials, quizzes) Homework sets (Quizzes taken from these) Labs ( you have to turn in Prelabs ) You have reviewed some of the content of this course in high-school physics, except that we use calculus. Therefore we set a very fast pace. It is important for you to keep up! P112 Lecture I 3 P112 senior staff Julia Thom: lectures Ritchie Patterson: grades, all student questions, exam conficts etc. Henry Tye: Homework Bert Fulbright: Labs, recitations P112 Lecture I 4 Grading HW -- 10% (turn in at 2nd section) Quizzes -- taken from HW ( 15%) Numbers possibly changed Lowest one dropped No make-ups Labs ( 15%) No Lab this week You have to do all Labs Prelab due at beginning of Lab (posted on Blackboard) No make-ups Prelims ( 15% x 2 ) Final ( 30%) All this information is posted on Blackboard: General Info P112 Lecture I 5 Registration for Section and Lab Attend only Sections or Labs that you are registered for If you have trouble with your schedule please see Rosemary French in 121 Clark Hall within the rst week Hours: M-F 7-11am and 1-3pm P112 Lecture I 6 Extra help Go to (any or all) TA Go to (any or all) TA s ofFce hours with s ofFce hours with questions. Hours posted on the web. questions. Hours posted on the web. Go to the LSC Physics Center for tutoring Go to the LSC Physics Center for tutoring and help with homework http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/phys012/ P112 Lecture I 7 Scope of Physics 1112 Classical Mechanics: Classical Mechanics: Mechanics: Mechanics: How and why things move/deform Classical: Classical:...
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