PHYSICS_220_Syllabus_2011 - PHYSICS 220 Spring 2011...

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PHYSICS 220 – Spring 2011 Syllabus Instructors: Prof. Yulia Pushkar (Section 1) Professor in Charge Office: Room 70 Physics Building Phone: 49-63279 E-mail: ypushkar@purdue.edu Office hours: 5-6 pm (Monday, Wednesday) Prof. Mark Caffee (Section 2) Office: Room S153A Physics Building Phone: 49-42586 E-mail: mcaffee @purdue.edu Office hours: by arrangement (please e-mail Prof. Mark Caffee to arrange your visit) Dr. Deepak Pandey (Recitation) Office: Room 87 Physics Building Phone: 49-45386 E-mail: dpandey@purdue.edu Office hours: 9:00 am – 12 (noon) (Tuesday) Class: Room 114 Physics Building Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 10:30 – 11:20 AM or 11:30 – 12:20 PM Textbook: College Physics , Nicholas J. Giordano (Brooks/Cole) Physics 220 Laboratory Manual , A. Lewicki, S. Comer, M. Zimmer Course Website :http://www.physics.purdue.edu/phys220 CHIP Administrator: Dr. V.K. Saxena Office: Room 176, Physics Building Phone: 494-9575 E-mail: CHIP_220@physics.purdue.edu Lab Coordinator: Dr. A. Lewicki Office: Room 142, Physics Building Phone : 494-5516 E-mail : lew@physics.purdue.edu COURSE STRUCTURE: The course has three different components: lecture, recitation, and lab. The lectures will be focused on developing an understanding of fundamental concepts; the recitations will be devoted to developing problem-solving skills; the labs will give you a chance to test the laws of physics presented in the lectures. Note that different people are in charge of different components.
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PREREQUISITES: College algebra and trigonometry ASSIGNMENTS: A tentative schedule of reading and homework assignments can be found on the course web site (Calendar). Hardcopies will be distributed on the first day of class. LECTURES: The lectures will be used to introduce new material. It will also be your chance to ask questions on materials that you find hard to understand (based on pre-lecture reading). You should not be shy about doing so. Demonstrations will also take place during lectures to illustrate key physics concepts. If you are not prepared for even one lecture, you will quickly fall behind. We are confident that regular attendance in lecture and recitation classes will be rewarded with better grades. You are advised to go over the assigned reading material before coming to each lecture. To encourage active participation we will conduct interactive exercises in class. You will need an iClicker response pad to participate in the exercises. iClickers can be purchased at the Purdue bookstore. You must register the serial number of your iClicker in the Student Gradebook on CHIP or you will NOT receive any credit for the exercises. The interactive exercises will begin during the second week of class. The exercises will
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course PHYS 220 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '09 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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PHYSICS_220_Syllabus_2011 - PHYSICS 220 Spring 2011...

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