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Unformatted text preview: 1 DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS PHYSICS 2B (a & b) Spring Quarter, 2007 April 2, 2007 _____________________________________________________________________________ INSTRUCTOR : Ivan K. Schuller EMAIL OFFICE: 3230 Mayer Hall, Ext. 42540 OFFICE HOURS Mo, 1-2, Tue, 1-2 COURSE COORDINATOR : Patti Hey, 118 Urey Hall Addition, Ext. 21468 TEACHING ASSISTANT : (a) Bryan Toth; email: btoth@physics (b) Jason Leonard; email: Course Schedule: A B DAY TIME PLACE DAY TIME PLACE LECTURES MWF 10:00-10:50 am WLH 2001 MWF 11:00 am-11:50 WLH 2005 TU 5:00-5:50 pm Solis 107 TU 6:00-6:50 pm Solis 107 QUIZZES F 10:00-10:50 am WLH 2001 F 11:00-11:50 am WLH 2005 DISCUSSION W 4:00-4:50 pm WLH 2001 W 4:00-4:50 pm WLH 2001 PROBLEM SESSION TBA TBA TBA TBA COURSE TEXT : Wolfson and Pasachoff, Physics for Scientists and Engineers Vol. 2 (paperback) UCSD Custom Bind. COURSE FORMAT : This is the second quarter of a four-quarter introductory physics sequence. The course is aimed at students majoring in science and engineering (e.g., computer science, mathematics, biology, chemistry, pre-med). Prerequisites : Physics 2A, Math 20B, and concurrent enrollment in Mathematics 20C. There will be no exceptions. Discussion Section : Supervised by the TA. This is a 50-minute weekly session led by the TA to work on many problems. These will be informal periods focusing on understanding of theory and methodology and problem solving. You are advised to attend them and to make them successful by active participation. Discussion section is scheduled to facilitate the review of the topic and the preparation for the quiz on Friday. Problem Session : Your problem session TA will be happy to answer any questions concerning the lecture material or the problems at the end of the chapters. HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS : There will be no official homework assignments to be handed in, but you are expected to study the examples in the text and work out the assigned problems at the end of each chapter. Your grade in the course will be determined by how well you can answer questions and do problems such as these. Note that the quiz and exam problems will not be exactly equal to the ones in the homework. QUIZZES: Weekly closed-book quizzes will be given on Friday in accordance with attached course outline. Quizzes will be multiple choice. 1. Before the first quiz you will be required to generate a code number by utilizing the web application for your specific course section on the Course Web site. Instructions for this are available on the Course Web Site.. This number will be your code number for the session and will be used on each quiz thereafter in place of your name. 2 2. You will have to provide your own scantron card, scantron form No. X101864-PAR. These are sold at the library for about $0.15 each. You will need a No.2 pencil to fill in the scantron card....
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