Physics - Physics 1B Lecture 19A "Electricity is...

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Physics 1B Lecture 19A "You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother." --Albert Einstein " Electricity is actually made up of extremely tiny particles called electrons, that you cannot see with the naked eye unless you have been drinking ." --Dave Barry
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Introduction • Welcome to Physics 1B! • Physics 1 is a three quarter course designed as an introduction into basic physics for students in the biological sciences. • Physics 1B in particular will focus on electricity and magnetism. • Please note that the lecture and the lab are separate courses with separate instructors.
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Introduction •Who is this guy? •I am Prof. Alex Groisman. •I am an Associate Professor of Physics. •My research is in experimental biophysics and fluid dynamics with an emphasis on the development of new tools and techniques for biochemistry, cell biology, and medicine. •I have been teaching physics at UCSD for last 8 years. •My office is rm. #7254 on 7 th floor of Urey Hall. •The TA for this class is David Stone.
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Administrativa • The class website on WebCT will be an extremely useful place. There you have: • The class syllabus • The problem sets • Current announcements • Office hours and Problem Sessions • Lecture PDFs
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Administrativa • The book we will be using is: • Serway and Jewett, Principles of Physics, 4 th Edition, Vol. 2 • The list of problems for the quarter is on the website. • They are divided into: Straightforward and Intermediate. • Solutions will be posted on the website before the quiz.
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• There is a lot of help available for you to complete your homework and understand the concepts: • Problem Solving Sessions: TBA f • First one: ??? • Physics Dept. Tutorial Center runs Sunday- Thursday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm in 2702 Mayer Hall. • There are also office hours on Thursdays 2 – 3 pm, in 7254 Urey Hall. Administrativa
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• Your grades will be determined by your performance on the quizzes and the final exam. There are 4 quizzes given on Tuesday, January 18 th , Thursday, February 3 rd , Tuesday, February 22 nd , Tuesday, March 8 th . • Your lowest quiz score will be dropped. • The cumulative final exam will be Thursday, March 17, 11:30– 2:30, location TBA.
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Physics - Physics 1B Lecture 19A "Electricity is...

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