APHY201-Miller

APHY201-Miller - APHY 201 - General Physics I Fall 2011 -...

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Neil E. Miller Page 1 8/17/2011 APHY 201 - General Physics I Fall 2011 - Sec. 001 & 003 Instructor : Neil E. Miller Email : neilm@usca.edu Office : Sciences 323 Office Hours : MW 9-11am, by appt. Office Phone : 641-3453 Text : Physics Principles with Applications , Giancoli, 6 th ed. ISBN (0-321-56983-0) Physics Principles with Applications (vol.1), Giancoli, 6 th ed. ISBN (0-321-56988-1) Course website : http://web.usca.edu/chemistry/faculty/miller/index.dot Check your USCA email every day for possible updates from your instructor. Course Description : An introduction to classical mechanics, thermodynamics and waves. (Prereq: A grade of C or better in AMTH 111 or AMTH 112 or AMTH 122 or placement beyond AMTH 112.) Course Objectives: To learn and apply the concepts of introductory physics through lecture, discussion and experimentation. To understand the scientific method - formation of a hypothesis, experimentation and analysis. To acquire a basic understanding of the use of mathematical symbols and equations to represent ideas and the ability to explain concepts in a mathematical manner. Course Evaluation : Four exams and three available “re - exams” will be given during the semester. The “re - exams” are the same as Exams 1-3 but you are allowed to collaborate with others in your class and use any other resource (textbooks, notes, Internet, etc.). You must hav e more than 90% of the “re - exam” correct to receive additional points. If your “re - exam” has no errors then your exam score will be determined by score exam original 10 . The final exam is not cumulative it will only cover material after the
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