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Unformatted text preview: 2/20/08 7:42 PM Blackboard Academic Suite Page 1 of 5 PHYSICS 1210: COLLEGE PHYSICS I - SP2008 (YU) (PHYSICS_1210_PY) > SYLLABUS Syllabus Physics1210 Syllabus Physics 1210 Syllabus WS2008 Course Information Course title College Physics I Course number Physics 1210 Course description Algebra Based Physics for Non - Science Majors. Covers "Motion": kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, rotational motion, oscillatory motion, fluids, waves and sound, and thermodynamics. On a weekly basis there will be roughly three one-hour lectures, one lab and one recitation. Students May Not Receive Credit For Both 2750 and 1210. Course goals (1) Build a strong and robust understanding of the fundamental concepts of physics. (2) Develop the skills to explicitly express and use models to describe the physical world. Course date Wednesday, January 23 Friday, May 9, 2008 Location Room 114 Physics Building Meeting day(s) MWF (lectures) and Thursday recitations, plus labs Meeting time(s) MWF (lectures) 10:00 - 10:50 AM Prerequisite(s) College Algebra Students not meeting the prerequisites will be dropped from the course after the deadline for adding courses. Instructor Name Ping Yu Email Office location Room 220 Physics Building Office hours/help for students Office hours: Mondays & Wednesday 2 3 PM, Room 220. Physics Help Session (Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-6 PM, Room 137). Learning Center (to be determined) Phone 882-7664 Recitation Instructors: TBN 2/20/08 7:42 PM Blackboard Academic Suite Page 2 of 5 Teaching Assistants See Lab Info Textbooks Required reading Physics , 3rd Ed., by James S. Walker, Edited by Pearson/Prentice Hall. Please note that the book is available as either: (1) a hardcover version (covering topics of both this course--Phys 1210--and its sequel--Phys 1220); or (2) a soft cover version splitting the contents of Phys 1210 and 1220 into different books. Both versions are OK, but you may find option 2 easier to carry with you. There is also an electronic version of the book available as an "ebook". The book's website is (where some extra on-line resources are included with new textbook, available for additional $$ if you got a used one). For an additional cost the publisher also provides on-line resources at ....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PHYS 1200 taught by Professor Pingyu during the Spring '08 term at Missouri (Mizzou).

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