Phys 0174 - Lecture 1

Phys 0174 - Lecture 1 - Physics 0174 P. Koehler Lecture 1...

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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler Physics 0174 – P. Koehler Lecture 1 (Aug. 25, 2008): Course overview Course objectives Teaching approach The nature of physics
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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler Overview: This course is part of your “Integrated Curriculum” (calculus, chemistry, engineering, physics) Introductory Physics compressed into two terms (four credits each) 5 contact hours per week: 3 hrs of lectures (MWF, 2:00-2:50pm, 343 Alumni Hall) 1 hr of computer exercise (M or W, 3:00-3:50pm, 138 GSCC) 1 hr recitation (M or W or F, 3:00-3:50pm, 106 or 102 Allen) The recitations are taught by my Teaching Assistants C. Huang and N. Nusran
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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler This first week we will have: All three lectures (MWF) Both Computer Exercise sessions (M or W) But NO RECITATIONS (they will start next week)
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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler Course Objectives: (1) To understand the fundamental laws of physics that govern the behavior of the physical world in which we operate; (2) To discover how the laws of physics explain the operation of common technical devices you use in daily life and many of the phenomena you encounter in the other natural sciences; (3) To develop a systematic, analytical approach to solving problems; (4) To learn to calculate accurate numerical solutions with the help of a computer.
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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler
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Phys 0174 - Lecture 1 - Physics 0174 P. Koehler Lecture 1...

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