PHY101 Greenwood

PHY101 Greenwood - PHY101 MFC Fall 2009 Meet M W 6:25-7:45 pm(Cooke 121 Instructor E Greenwood(Physics Department Office Hours W 5-6 pm(Fronczak

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PHY101 MFC – Fall 2009 Meet: M W 6:25-7:45 pm (Cooke 121) Instructor: E. Greenwood (Physics Department) Office Hours: W 5-6 pm (Fronczak 221)
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PHY101 MFC – Fall 2009 .Recitations : No recitations in the first week. . Textbook: Serway/Vuille, College Physics 8 th edition, vol. 1 (UB edition for PHY101) Books-Available in Bookstores (north campus) and Greeks and Sneaks (near south campus) . Lab (PHY151): Separate course! . Course website : ublearns.buffalo.edu *syllabus, lecture notes, grades etc etc * discussion board (24 hr answer) *all announcements .Homework: www.webassign.net *look at syllabus and UBLearns .Quizzes: *Recitation quizzes every week * CLICKERS: InterWrite PRS RF .
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Grading: The final grade will be computed as follows: Recitation Quizzes 15% 1 st Exam 20% 2 nd Exam 20% 3 rd Exam 25% Homework 10% In class quizzes (clickers) 5% Reading Assignments (WebAssign) 5% Choosing recitation/lecture hours: Within first 2 weeks, any non-conflicting session is OK Any office hour is OK anytime!
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Webassign Homework
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What is physics? 1.Headache 2.Fundamental laws of nature 3.Study of life 4.Study of chemicals 5.I don’t know
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PHYSICS Concepts: speed, time, weight, force etc. Measurements: speed limit: 55 miles/hr 1 gallon of milk Laws: Measurements obey laws. .F = ma Predictions: Laws are used to make predictions (space crafts, aeroplanes) Design: mobile phones, iPods, televisions Physics : Greek word ‘fusis’: meaning nature or natural things Physics: Branch of science that studies natural Phenomena in terms of basic laws and quantities
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Physics predicts how nature will behave in one situation based on the results of experimental data obtained in another situation. Example:
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PHY101 Greenwood - PHY101 MFC Fall 2009 Meet M W 6:25-7:45 pm(Cooke 121 Instructor E Greenwood(Physics Department Office Hours W 5-6 pm(Fronczak

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