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PAP 111  Mechanics and Relativity  Lecture 1 The Fundamental Quantities of Nature  Length, Time and Mass  Dimensional Analysis
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Organization: Lecture The first 4 weeks are special: 1 st  week: no lecture/tutorial 2 nd  week (6.8-10.8): e-lecture 3 rd  week (13.8-17.8):    Monday   e-lecture    Thursday normal lecture (Dr Chew Lock Yue) 4 th  week (20.8-24.8):    Monday e-lecture    Thursday normal lecture   
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Organization: Tutorial Suen Whei Yeap T1 MON 1530-1630 SPMS-TR4 Lee Chong Eu T2 MON 1630-1730 SPMS-TR4 Firdaus Prabowo T3 THU 0830-0930 SPMS-TR4 Chan Chon U T4 THU 1030-1130 SPMS-TR4  Tutorial start in 2 nd  week  Stick to the assigned tutorials as there are limited places  PHYS1A students should distribute during week 2-4 in one   of the 4 tutorial groups. From week 5 two separate tutorials   is offered  on Monday.  
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How to get through the course and have fun ? Do the homework, tutorial sheet Attend the Tutorials Prepare the lecture in advance: read the  chapter in the textbook Discuss the issues, learn the language,  practice it, form study groups Meet at the Physics Clinique Attend the lectures
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Organize yourself Spare enough time for tutorial  preparation (4-6 hours per week are  needed) Work through the textbook chapter (not  only reading, but understanding) Go through the questions and some of  the problems at the end of each chapter
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Tests and Examination One midterm test 3 graded homeworks (10% of final  grade) 1 midterm test (30% of final grade) after recess week exam (60% of final grade)
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Don’t give up… more at http://xkcd.com
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2010 for the course SPMS pap111 taught by Professor Claus-dieterohl during the Fall '10 term at Nanyang Technological University.

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