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Unformatted text preview: PHYS 2O1-PHYSICS III Week 1 Lecture 1 9/20/2011 Drexel University , Dr. Alexey Aprelev, week 1 1 9/20/2011 Drexel University , Dr. Alexey Aprelev, week 1 2 Course and Lab Director: Prof. A .Aprelev Office: Disque 924, Email : [email protected] Phone: 215-895-2716, Fax: 215-895-5934 Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 16:00 pm-17:00 pm or by appointment Lab Sessions in Disque 820A Textbooks: PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS : by R.A. Serway and John W. Jewett, Jr. , 8 th edition. Brooks/Cole Publishers, with required access to WebAssign Online Available: CengageBrain.com/Campus Bookstore PHYSICS Lab Manual by R. Ramos and S. Tyagi, Pearson/Addison Wesley. 9/20/2011 Drexel University , Dr. Alexey Aprelev, week 1 3 Course Objective : • An understanding of the basics of oscillatory motion and propagation of mechanical waves and electromagnetic waves in vacuum and material medium • An understanding of the nature of light , phenomena of interference and diffraction • An understanding of the basics of special theory of relativity , mass-energy equivalence • An understanding of the basics of quantum physics including energy quantization, Bohr model of hydrogen atoms, particle-wave description, photons and matter waves, • The Schroedinger equation and simple applications Syllabus : The course covers chapters 15, 16, 18, 35, 37-42 of the textbook. Reading assignments for the lectures and the problems for recitations are listed on the Course Syllabus. 9/20/2011 Drexel University , Dr. Alexey Aprelev, week 1 4 Course Format : Similar to Phys 101, 102 Exams: 2 Midterms 8:00 -8:50am Main Auditorium 6 Thursday, October 20, 7 Thursday, November 3, Makeup: 9 Thursday, November 17, FINAL EXAM : The final exam is comprehensive – it will be based on all the subject material covered in the course. However, the material covered during the last five weeks is given more emphasis. No make-up exams. 9/20/2011 Drexel University , Dr. Alexey Aprelev, week 1 5 If you miss a quiz and have a documented, valid reason for doing so, please discuss it with one of the Course Directors as soon as possible. It is not enough just to send an e-mail message about your absence from a quiz. You must state in writing why you missed a quiz. If the reason is considered valid, you can take the Make-up Quiz. If we get nothing in writing from you, a score of zero will be assigned for the quiz you missed and you may not be allowed to take the Make-up quiz. The scope of the make-up quiz will be different from that of Quiz-I or Quiz-II. The make-up quiz may contain problems dealing with any topic covered up to and including Week 8. 9/20/2011 Drexel University , Dr. Alexey Aprelev, week 1 6 Lectures and Recitations : Lectures and recitations will be held as shown on the Syllabus. The students are expected to attend all lectures and recitations, work on assignments, ask questions and participate in discussions. In the recitations, the material presented in the lecture is studied in detail by...
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