Lecture214Week1 - Physics 214 Physics of everyday phenomena...

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8/17/2011 Physics 214 Fall 2011 1 Physics 214 Physics of everyday phenomena Professor David H Miller Office room 376 millerdh@purdue.edu Course Web site http://www.physics.purdue.edu/academic_programs/courses/phys214 / Undergrad Office Room 144, Questions, Handouts Announcements, Syllabus, schedule,Lecture notes, practice exams Lists lecture schedule Times and place of the two evening exams Deadlines for Homework and Quizzes Use of the I clicker Useful information
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This Week Introduction Syllabus, CHIP, Office hours Grading Exams, I clicker, pre lecture quiz General Who am I, our Universe Lecture Ch 1,2 Straight line motion Tsunamis 8/17/2011 2 Physics 214 Fall 2011
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8/17/2011 Physics 214 Fall 2011 3 The Book Book : Physics of Everyday Phenomena 5 th , 6 th or 7 th edition OVERVIEW OUTLINE CHAPTER MATERIAL SUMMARY QUESTIONS/EXERCISES HOME EXPERIMENTS AND OBSERVATIONS
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8/17/2011 Physics 214 Fall 2011 4 Course Outline The lecture schedule and reading assignments are shown in the syllabus. In practice this might change but we will always be ahead of the homework. I will do many demonstrations in class and questions on these will be on the exams I encourage interaction and will leave plenty of time for questions. There will be two one hour evening exams and a two hour final We will be using I clickers for in class quizzes
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8/17/2011 Physics 214 Fall 2011 5 Reading and Problems It is very important that you Read all the chapter material work some questions, exercises and problems Answers are in appendix d for: Questions Every 6 th question starting with #3 Exercises Odd numbered Problems Odd numbered Lectures will be posted on the Web weekly
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8/17/2011 Physics 214 Fall 2011 6 CHIP (Computerized Homework in Physics) There are 28 Homework assignments. First one is due by noon Friday August 26 th There are 32 pre lecture quizzes First one is due by 8.30am Wed August 24 th IMPORTANT Read the QUICK GUIDE TO CHIP handout and login to the CHIP site today and make sure your Career ID and password work. There is a much longer guide to CHIP that you can access from the course home page. You must also register the serial number of your I Clicker in the student grade book of CHIP It is very unlikely that there are any errors in CHIP if it will not accept your answer then you have made an error. Most common errors are Wrong answer, Significant figures, Wrong sign
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8/17/2011 Physics 214 Fall 2011 7 Getting Help There will be a TA and I will announce location and office hours. There are three levels of help See the TA during office hours or email the TA Send questions by email to millerdh@purdue.edu see me after lecture and make an appointment There will be a 2 hour evening help session before each exam.
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8/17/2011 Physics 214 Fall 2011 8 Plus Minus Grading A+,A 4.0 A- 3.7 B+ 3.3 B 3.0 B- 2.7 C+ 2.3 C 2.0 C- 1.7 D+ 1.3 D 1.0 D- 0.7 E, F, WF, EF, IF 0.0 We will be using the new Plus Minus grading system
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8/17/2011 Physics 214 Fall 2011 9 Who am I Originally from England I’m an experimentalist in High Energy or Elementary
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