Lect01 - Welcome to Physics 104! The Lecturers Sridhara Dasu

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Welcome to Physics 104! • Electricity + Magnetism • Optics • Modern Physics September 7, 2011 Physics 104, Fal 2010 1 https://learnuw.wisc.edu/ The Lecturers Sridhara Dasu dasu@hep.wisc.edu Albrecht Karle karle@icecube.wisc.edu September 7, 2011 Physics 104, Fal 2010 2 All course information is available on the web-page! Questions to the lecturers by e-mail or in person. https://learnuw.wisc.edu/ Reading • Do it before the lecture - and after the lecture! • Do not wait to solve the problems till you have read the text the second time – read the text as part of problem solving • Answer reading quiz -- 5% of grade – Due at NOON on Monday and Wednesday -- just before the lectures – Make an honest attempt – you will benefit – Important feedback – The quiz will be graded and answers discussed – You will be awarded points for participation only September 7, 2011 Physics 104, Fal 2010 3 Discussions / Labs – One 2-hour lab session – Two 1-hour discussion sessions (Tue & Thu) – Monday / Thursday / Friday help desk hours – Opportunity for person-to-person interaction – You will learn the most your TA ! Befriend him – Weekly quiz is based in part on discussion (8%) and lab (8%) work (keep your work in your notebook) September 7, 2011 Physics 104, Fal 2010 4 Eunsong Choi, Andrew Long, Tim Lyon, Zachary Pierpoint, Eric Poppenheimer Homework • Homework problems listed on Learn@UW – Do the problems in your notebook fully – Collaborate with friends – use Help Desk • Homework is not evaluated directly – No due dates, but you should do it before answering the weekly quiz Weekly quiz will be partly based (8% grade) on the Homework problems You will need to refer to the homework solution to answer the weekly quiz on Learn@UW September 7, 2011 Physics 104, Fal 2010 5 Grades September 7, 2011 Physics 104, Fal 2010 6 Reading Quiz 5% Weekly Quiz (Directly based on Labs, Discussions, Homework) 25% 3 One-Hour Exams 45% Final Exam 25% See Learn@UW for more details and for your standing in the class at any time
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104 Resources Learning Opportunities – Primary source is the Textbook • Read the textbook before & after the lecture – Lectures augment and clarify the text – ask questions • Interactive: participate in in-class concept questions • We cover a chapter a week -- a “brisk” pace! – Lecture notes available on the web after the lecture • Print out as needed. No need to take detailed notes in class – Problem Solving: demonstration of comprehension • Participate in group problem solving – Hands-On: Lab • Come prepared to the lab – Monday / Thursday / Friday Help Desk • More interaction with TA and your physics learning partners September 7, 2011 Physics 104, Fal 2010 7 Why are you in P104? Because,
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Lect01 - Welcome to Physics 104! The Lecturers Sridhara Dasu

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