PHY2004 Lectures-1

PHY2004 Lectures-1 - PHY 2004 Exams Fall 2010 All here in...

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PHY 2004 : Applied Physics in our world today Neil S. Sullivan Fall 2010 Fall 2010 NPB Rm 2235 Textbook: Email: sullivan@phys.ufl.edu Tel. 352-846-3137 Class meets: M W F (Period 8) 3:00 -3:50 PM NPB 1001 Office Hours: M W F (Period 4) 10:40 – 11:30 AM Technical Physics NPB 2235 F. Bueche & D. Wallach (4 th ed., J. Wiley & Sons, 1994)
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PHY 2004 GENERAL POINTS Reference materials, important dates: CHECK course web site Course Goals General introduction to use of physics in e veryday life Simple applications, useful in professional careers Emphasis on principles (not lengthy calculations) Exams: Some problems in exams will be from problems discussed in class and in in-class quizzes (clicker responses) Make-up exams (date TBD) Need SIGNED documentation from Dr. coach teacher etc. HITT: Have remotes by September 7 (to have in-class quizzes recorded)
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Unformatted text preview: PHY 2004 Exams Fall 2010 All here in NPB 1001 Mid-term: Best two 30 points each 1. Sept. 20 Pd 8 (3-3:50 PM) 2. Oct. 20 Pd 8 (3-3:50 PM) 3. Nov. 19 Pd 8 (3-3:50 PM) Final Dec. 13 (3-5 PM) 40 points unless third midterm better than final in which case final =30 points and other mid-term=10 points) In class questions = bonus of 5 % UNITS Simple metric meter (m), kilogram (kg), second (s) Standard International Units (SI) NOT British: foot, pound , second SCALARS and VECTORS Physics is quantitative. Numbers give precise information and predictability Important difference Scalars: magnitude only weight, volume, length (one number) Vectors: magnitude + direction force, geographical position, velocity, magnetic field Need reference axes: N Vector Addition...
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