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Physics 1303 (Section 0013)
Introductory Mechanics - Summer 2001
Professor Randall J. Scalise
- Lecture meeting times and place:
- MTWRF 10:00-11:50am in 123 Fondren Science
- Office hours: MWF after lecture in room 123
Fondren Science and by appointment in room 104 Fondren Science.
- Call or leave a message at 768-2504, or
- Leave a note in the Physics Department Office - 106 Fondren Science, or
- send me e-mail:
- Text: Serway, Physics for Scientists and Engineers,
5th edition, Chapters 1-15.
- Lecture Notes: Available from the bookstore or on reserve
in the Library.
- Practice Exams: also available with the lecture notes
- Exam 1 - Spring 1996, 14 pages,
PostScript (222129 bytes),
PDF (125128 bytes),
The answers to problem 15 have been corrected,
thanks to Mr. Fife.
- Exam 2 - Spring 1996, 14 pages,
PostScript (350734 bytes),
PDF (152428 bytes),
- Exam 3 - Spring 1996, 17 pages,
PostScript (1199948 bytes),
PDF (281522 bytes),
PDF (299075 bytes),
- Final - Spring 1996, 20 pages,
PostScript (1128288 bytes),
- Review Sessions:
- for Exam 1 -
- for Exam 2 -
- for Exam 3 -
- for the Final Exam -
- Exam Dates: Closed book, one equation sheet allowed.
- Exam 1 - Tuesday 12 June in class
- Exam 2 - Tuesday 19 June in class
- Exam 3 - Tuesday 26 June in class
- Final Exam - (Cumulative) Friday 29 June in class
- Make-up Exams: You must present me with a verifiable excuse
in writing one week prior to the scheduled exam. No make-ups
will be given for the final exam.
- Homework Quizzes: 20 minutes long,
at the beginning of lecture, closed book, based strongly on
- Make-up Quizzes: There are none.
- Reading Quizzes: Unannounced, based on the assigned reading,
very short, very easy (if you have done the assigned reading)
- Homework: Due on the day of the quiz.
- Laboratory: If you need the one-credit laboratory course, you
must register separately for Physics 1105.
- Grading: (Absolute)
Letter Grade Break Points
- Exam 1 - 20%
- Exam 2 - 20%
- Exam 3 - 20%
- Final - 20%
- Homework Quizzes - 10% (Drop lowest)
- Homework - 5% (Drop lowest)
- Reading Quizzes - 5% (Drop lowest)
- Grade Summary -
All the individual test grades arranged by last four digits of
student ID number
- Announcements: Here and in the glass case outside 123
- University Holiday: Wednesday 4 July 2001.
- 2001 Calendar
- Homework Assignments
- Homework Solutions: In the
glass case outside room 123,
on reserve in the Fondren Library, and available electronically.
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