Units, Physical Quantities, and Vectors

University Physics with Modern Physics with Mastering Physics (11th Edition)

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Lecture 1 1 Classical Physics I Classical Physics I PHY131 Lecture 1
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Lecture 1 2 Final PHY131 S’07 Grade vs. Recitation Grade 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0 2 4 6 8 10 Recitation Grade Final Course Grade A A- B+ B- B C+ C D+ D F PHY131 is TOUGH! PHY131 is TOUGH! Course page: follow Physics Dept. web: http://www.physics.sunysb.edu/physics/ Æ Undergrad Æ Courses Æ Rijssenbeek or directly: http://sbhep1.physics.sunysb.edu/~rijssenbeek/PHY131_S08.html Success in PHY131 requires: 10-12 hrs of intense reading and Home work 9 PHY133 labs and Writeups Take PHY125 instead if unsure of commitment!
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Lecture 1 3 Final PHY131 S’07 Grade vs. WebHW Grade 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 0 20 40 60 80 100 WebHW Grade Final Course Grade A A- B+ B- B C+ C D+ D F Attend Class & do the Home Work! Attend Class & do the Home Work! Strong Correlation of your Final PHY131 with: Class attendance Recitation attendance Home work performance (in class and online) Take PHY125 instead if unsure of commitment!
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Lecture 1 4 But: ANYONE can do it! But: ANYONE can do it! If and only If: you do and understand ALL HOMEWORK read and understand ALL CHAPTERS Thus, requirements are: discipline Time and perseverance… picturing the situations Common sense (does your result make sense?) logical reasoning… Mathematics : equations, differentiation, and integration Large Pay-off: can use physics approach everywhere: CompSci, Engin., Finance, Medicine & other sciences, Wall St., … builds confidence, employability, …
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Lecture 1 5 Practical Information Practical Information Available online: schedule, syllabus, Laboratory and Recitation section, etc.
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2008 for the course PHY 131 taught by Professor Rijssenbeek during the Fall '03 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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Units, Physical Quantities, and Vectors - Classical Physics...

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