Physics 237, Spring 2012.

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Course Information

Instructor:

Professor F. L. H. Wolfs
Department of Physics and Astronomy, B&L 203A
Telephone: (585)275 - 4937
Email: wolfs@pas.rochester.edu
URL: http://teacher.pas.rochester.edu/

Teaching Assistant:

Julian Martinez Rincon (jrmartir@pas.rochester.edu)

Robert Siller (robert.siller@rochester.edu)

 

Text:

Robert Eisberg and Robert Resnick, Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei, and Particles, Second Edition (required).  

Course Homepage:

http://teacher.pas.rochester.edu/Phy237/Phy237HomePage.shtml

 

Lectures:

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12.30 pm - 1.45 pm (Morey 525).  

 

Workshops:

Mondays: B&L 269, 1650-1930 (Siller)

Wednesdays: HYLAN 203, 1400-1640 (Martinez Rincon)

Wednesdays: HYLAN 203, 1650-1930 (Martinez Rincon)

Workshops will start on Monday January 30.  

 

Office Hours:

Wolfs: Thursdays between 9.30 am and 11.30 am and by appointment (B&L 203A).

Martinez Rincon: Thursdays between 5 pm and 7 pm (B&L 003)

Siller: Thursdays between 4 pm and 5 pm (POA)

Homework:

Homework will be assigned each Friday. The homework is due the following Friday at noon will need to be dropped of in the Physics 237 homework locker, across from B&L 106.

 

Final Grade:

The final grade will be the weighted average of:

  1. Final exam (30-35%)
  2. 3 Mid-term exams (15-20% each)
  3. Homework (25%)  

 

Midterm exams:

Tuesday February 21 (8.00 am - 9.30 am, location B&L 109)

Tuesday March 27 (8.00 am - 9.30 am, location B&L 109)

Tuesday April 24 (8.00 am - 9.30 am, location B&L 109)

You can bring an equation sheet to each exam. The equation sheet must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Letter size; both sides can be used. No smaller sheets can be taped to the equation sheet.
  • The equation sheet must be handed in with the exam.
  • The equation sheet can only contain equations that appear in the text book and cannot contain worked out example problems and/or copies of solutions to homework sets and/or the practice exams.

 

Final exam:

Wednesday May 9, 7.15 pm - 10.15 pm (Lattimore 201)

 

 

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