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Measurements - Physics 201: Lecture 1 Course Information...

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3/27/08 Physics 201, UW-Madison 1 Physics 201: Lecture 1 Physics 201: Lecture 1 Course Information Course Information Measurement and Units Measurement and Units Fundamental units Systems of units Converting between systems of units Dimensional Analysis
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3/27/08 Physics 201, UW-Madison 2 Lectures (Faculty) Thad Walker Laboratory and Discussion (Teaching Assistants) Shajid Haque Lisa Hardy Kathlyn Bender Emily Niebuhr Nitin Rai Andrew Long Physics 201: The Cast tycho .physics. wisc . edu /courses/phys201/spring08/index.html
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3/27/08 Physics 201, UW-Madison 3 Meet Prof. Walker Meet Prof. Walker • Ph. D. Physics 1988 Princeton “Relaxation of Long- Lived Atomic States” • 1988-1990 Post-Doc, JILA, Laser Cooling of Atoms • 1990-now UW Physics faculty: Laser Cooling, Quantum Computing, Spin-polarized nuclei, Biomagnetism • www-atoms.physics.wisc.edu • 10+6 Ph.D. students, 80 publications, 2 patents Facebook “Thad Walker’s Photon Rangers”
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3/27/08 Physics 201, UW-Madison 4 Go to http://www.physics.wisc.edu and follow random links » http://tycho.physics.wisc.edu/courses/phys201/Spring08/ Course has several components: Lecture: come! Discussion sections (quizzes, problem solving, TA led) Homework Web based, MasteringPhysics Labs: (group exploration of physical phenomena, TA led) Office hours: Lots of them--come! The pace is fast. It is important for you to keep up!
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3/27/08 Physics 201, UW-Madison 5 Reading, Lectures, and Reading Reading, Lectures, and Reading Come prepared Read material assigned from text » See “Planner” Lecture itself includes Concepts Demos Problem solving Lectures are NOT complete » Readings, discussions, homework , office hours, and labs are key to complete learning in this course Read the text again
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