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最后更新: 星期一, 4. 四月 2016, 11:54:03 (EDT) by Tibor Nagy

PHY 234B Spring 2016

Michigan State University

Personnel

课程组织者: Tibor Nagy
教学助理: Adam Eric Johnson

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讲师信息

Dr. Tibor Nagy
Office: 1253 BPS, Phone: (517) 884-5508,
Email: nagy_t@pa.msu.edu or nagytibo@msu.edu,
Web: http://www.pa.msu.edu/~nagy_t/.
Office hour: Wednesday noon-1:00 PM, BPS 1248.

Teaching Assistant: Adam Johnson (john3604@msu.edu).

课程简介

PHY 234B: on-line calculus-based physics course. (PHY 232(C) plus PHY 234B equals PHY 184(B).) Topics include: electricity and magnetism, electromagnetic waves and special relativity.

必要条件

(PHY 232 or PHY 232B) and MTH 133.

帮助

Teaching Assistant: Adam Johnson (john3604@msu.edu).
Physics help room: BPS 1248, Wednesday 1-4 PM, Thursday, 1-4 PM.

考试信息

Exam #1: February 16, Tuesday, 4:30-5:30 PM, FAE 116.
Exam #2: March 22, Tuesday, 4:30-5:30 PM, FAE 116.
Exam #3: April 19, Tuesday, 4:30-5:30 PM, FAE 116.
Final Exam: This class does NOT have a final exam.

Maximum score on each midterm exam: 50 points. A one-sided, hand-written, 8.5 by 11 inch US letter sized help sheet is allowed on each midterm plus the help sheet(s) from the previous midterm(s). The midterm exams will have corrections as a homework: 30% of the positive difference between the correction and the exam will be added to your exam score as bonus. The corrections are optional. The corrections can only raise your scores, they CANNOT lower your score.

For the exams you will need a scientific calculator with fresh batteries, sharp pencils and an eraser. Graphing calculators are allowed, but not required.

截止日期

Students with Disabilities: MSU is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Requests for accommodations by persons with disabilities may be made by contacting the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities at 517-884-RCPD or on the web at rcpd.msu.edu. Once your eligibility for an accommodation has been determined, you will be issued a verified individual services accommodation (VISA) form. Please present this form to your instructor at the start of the term no later than the end of the first week of class. Requests received after this date may not be honored.

评估信息

Percent weights: Homework: 25%, Midterm Exams: 3 x 25% = 75%. There is NO Final Exam.
Homework: Every homework question is worth 1 point. Midterm exams: Maximum score on each midterm: 50 points.

Grading scale:
4.0 >= 94%
3.5 >= 86%
3.0 >= 78%
2.5 >= 70%
2.0 >= 62%
1.5 >= 54%
1.0 >= 46%
0.0 < 46%.

This grading scale might be lowered, but it will not be raised.

材料


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Wk | HW is due | Reading assignment
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01 | Jan 17 Su | Syllabus, HW 0
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02 | Jan 21 Th | HW 1: Ch 21: Electrostatics
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03 | Jan 28 Th | HW 2: Ch 22: Electric Fields
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04 | Feb 04 Th | HW 3: Ch 23: Electric Potential, Ch 24: Capacitors
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05 | Feb 11 Th | HW 4: Ch 25: Current and Resistance, 26: DC Circuits
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06 | Feb 16 Tu | Exam #1: HW 1-4, Ch 21-26. 4:30-5:30 PM, FAE 116.
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07 | Feb 25 Th | HW 5: Ch 27: Magnetism, 28: Magnetic Fields
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08 | Mar 03 Th | HW 6: Ch 29: Electromagnetic Induction
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09 | Mar 17 Th | HW 7: Ch 30: EM Oscillations and Currents
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10 | Mar 22 Tu | Exam #2: HW 5-7, Ch 27-30. 4:30-5:30 PM, FAE 116.
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11 | Mar 31 Th | HW 8: Ch 31: EM waves, Section 32.4: Snell's law
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12 | Apr 07 Th | HW 9: Ch 32-34: Geom. Optics, Lenses, Wave Optics
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13 | Apr 14 Th | HW 10: Ch 35: Relativity
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14 | Apr 19 Tu | Exam #3: HW 8-10, Ch 31-35. 4:30-5:30 PM, FAE 116.
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15 | Apr 26 Tu | Correction #3.
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16 | Finals wk | There is NO final exam in this class.
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教材

Wolfgang Bauer, Gary D. Westfall: University Physics with Modern Physics, Volume 2, McGraw-Hill. (Either the 2nd or the 1st edition will be fine. 2nd edition: ISBN 10: 0-0774-0960-4 ISBN 13: 978-0077409609, 1st edition: ISBN 10: 0-0773-5479-6 ISBN 13: 978-0077354794.)

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