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Unformatted text preview: 1 PHY 2053C College Physics A Fall 2004 Motion, Forces, Energy, Heat, Waves Dr. David M. Lind Dr. Kun Yang Dr. David Van Winkle Today: 1) Course Organisation and 2) Introduction to Units 3) Coordinates on the world L1intro,Ch1 Course Organisation Lectures : 101 UPL Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:10 to 11:00 Mini-Exams every second week on Wednesdays (see schedule on syllabus) Laboratory : One session in 107 or 109 UPL Office hours : homework help, tutorials: 211 UPL Tuesday 9:30 - 10:30am (Van Winkle) 10:30am-12:30pm (Lind) 12:30-2:30pm (Yang) 4:30 - 5:30pm (Van Winkle) Homework assignments: LON-CAPA : Learning on-line with C omputer- A ided- P ersonal- A pproach Course website : syllabus http://www.physics.fsu.edu/courses/Fall04/phy2053c/ 2 The Lectures The Monday and Wednesday lectures are used for lecturing, outline of new course material, and spectacular demonstration experiments The Friday lecture (usually led by Dr. Yang) is used for more examples / working through numerical techniques / help with homework problems Mini-Exams every second week for the entire lecture period (see schedule on syllabus) The Mini-Exam problems are very similar to the examples discussed on Friday. Note that there is a strong correlation between class attendance and student performance. CAPA homework assignments There will be a CAPA homework assignment every week. Assignments are available early Tuesday and due before a week later on Wednesday 5am firm! You will log into the CAPA computer system and enter your individual answers to your individual assignment problems. Login: at http://capa.fsu.edu/ Account: use your acns.garnet acct username and password We generated your CAPA-accounts last Friday morning, and everyone should have access to your accounts now. Log onto CAPA before Wednesday and print out at least one problem. We want to make sure you are able to log on properly before your first set is due!...
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