PH222-5A, Spring 2004, General Physics II

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PH222-5A, Spring 2004, General Physics II
Second term of introductory, calculus-based general physics sequence covering electricity and magnetism,
Coulomb's Law, electric fields, Gauss' Law, potential, capacitors and dielectrics, Ohm's Law, DC circuits,
magnetic fields, Ampere's Law, Biot-Savart Law, Faraday's Law, inductance, AC circuits, geometrical and
physical optics. Lecture, 3 hours.
Where: CH301
When: Monday – Wednesday -- Friday, 8:00a.m. – 9:10a.m.
Instructor: Andrei Stanishevsky, CH342, office hours: Mon. & Wed. 9:15a.m.-11:00a.m.
Phone (205)-934-8030, E-mail: [email protected]
Prerequisite
MA126 and PH221. Co-requisite: PH222L laboratory, 1 hour.
Syllabus
Week starts 01.07 : Chapter 22
Week 01.12: Chapter 23, 24
Week 01.19: Chapter 25
Week 01.26: Review, Homework #1 due, Test #1
Week 02.02: Chapter 26, 27
Week 02.09: Chapter 28
Week 02.16: Review, Homework #2 due, Test #2
Week 02.23: Chapter 29, 30
Week 03.01: Chapter 31, 32
Week 03.08: Chapter 33
Week 03.15: Review, Homework #3 due, Test #3
Week 03.22: Spring break
Week 03.29: Chapter 34, 35
Week 04.05: Chapters 35, 36
Week 04.12: Chapter 37
Week 04.19: Review, Homework #4 due, Test #4
04.26: Course overview. Last day of classes.
Homework - 30%, Tests (4) - 20%, Quizzes - 10%, Laboratory – 20%, Final exam
(Friday, April 30, 8:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. in CH301) - 20%.
Grading
Homework is CAPA-based. There will be CAPA sets with specified due dates for each
chapter. Since the solutions for CAPA homework become available a few days after the
due date, the due date may not be extended. No CAPA homework will be accepted after
the solutions are released. In addition, a number of paper-based problems will be given.
Tests will evaluate student’s understanding of the discussed material and practice
problem solving. There will be four tests covering chapters 22-25, 26-28, 29-33, and 3437.
Short Quizzes will be given occasionally to measure the one's progress. Laboratory
includes a set of experiments to conduct and writing reports. Laboratory is graded
independently, and it counts as 20% for the course.
Final Exam includes solving a set of problems related to the topics covered in class.
Textbook
Halliday-Resnick-Walker, Foundamentals of Physics, 6th ed. (Wiley, 2001).
Attendance
Monitored. Although not graded formally, good attendance may be a positive factor in
some situations.
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