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1 PHYSICS 1D3 - MECHANICS Dr. N. McKay, Sections C05 and C06 Office: ABB-261 e-mail: mckay@physics.mcmaster.ca Office Hours: Course web page (all sections): www.physics.mcmaster.ca/PHYS1D03 Avenue : avenue.mcmaster.ca Check frequently! I will be posting news, lecture notes , timetables, tests from last year, and other useful information. -Lectures: three per week. A few quizzes each lecture, using the “iclicker”. 5% of the final grade. -Labs: approximately every second week, 4 labs in the term. 15% of the final grade. -CAPA assignments, every week. 2.5% of the final grade. -Tutorials: approximately every second week, alternating with labs. 7.5% of the final grade. -Two term tests. 20% of the final grade. -Final exam, 3 hours. 50% of the final grade. “Avenue to Learn” Login page: http://avenue.mcmaster.ca/ -links to lecture slides -sample tests and exams -term marks and lecture, lab section -access to CAPA problem assignments -test dates, times, other information when it becomes available Start trying now to log in! If you have a problem, it may require a few days to get it fixed by UTS. Labs • Labs and tutorials begin Monday Sep. 20 . Read the schedule for your lab/tutorial section. • There is a pre-lab assignment (in the lab manual) for each lab, to be completed in advance , and handed in on entering the lab. This encourages you to prepare properly. • In the lab, students work in pairs. The report is completed during the lab period and handed in before leaving (one report per pair). • You must complete all the labs. A make-up week is provided at the end of term. Homework Using CAPA • There will be a problem assignment each week. Answers are entered into the computer. The CAPA system tells you immediately whether the answer is correct, and allows you to try again. The CAPA assignments are an essential part of understanding the
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