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Physics 3300 Syllabus

 
  Textbooks:
Instructor:
Gerald Hardie
2223 Everett Tower
Telephone: 387-4948
Fax          : 387-4939
E-mail: gerald.hardie@wmich.edu
Classes:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 03:00-03:50pm
2211 Rood Hall
Final Exam:
A comprehensive final exam will be given on Thursday, December 13  from 2:45-04:45
Problems:
You will be required to submit solutions to specified problems.
SOLUTIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON TIME!!!!
Grades:
Your grade will be  based on the following:
Regular exams...................................65%
Comprehensive final..........................15%
Hand In Assignments.........................20%
Grading Scale:
90-99...............A
83-89.............BA
76-82...............B
69-75.............CB
62-68...............C
55-61.............DC
48-54...............D
EMAIL:            The only email address that should be used by WMU students and faculty is the
                         address that takes the form "firstname.middleinitial.lastname@wmich.edu" or
                         "firstname.lastname@wmich.edu". Email users will not be able to automatically
                        forward email from this address to other addresses. Students can access this
                        email account via their BroncoNet ID or obtain instructions for obtaining a
                        BroncoNet ID at GoWMU.wmich.edu.








picture of a typewriterAssignments
 
 
 
 
      DAY       DATE   HANDIN      TEST
       
   Wed..    Sept 12
 Chapter 1
 
   Wed..    Sept 19
 Chapter 2
 
   Wed..
   Sept 26  Chapter 3
 
   Mon.
   Oct. 01
 Chapter 4
 
   Wed.
   Oct 03   
 1  Chapters 1,2,3
   Wed..
   Oct 10
 Chapter 5
 
   Mon.
   Oct 15
 Chapter 6
 
   Wed.
   Oct 17
 
  2 Chapters 4,5
   Wed.
   Oct 24
 Chapter 7
 
   Mon.
   Oct 29
 Chapter 8
 
   Wed.
   Oct. 31
 
  3 Chapters 6,7
   Wed..
   Nov. 07
 Chapter 12
 
   Wed.
   Nov 14
 Chapter 13
 
   Mon.
   Nov.19
 Chapter 14
 
  Mon.
   Nov 26
 Chapter 18
 
   Wed.
   Nov. 28
 
 4 Chaps. 8,12-14
  Mon.
   Dec 03
  Chapter 19

   Fri.
   Dec 07

 5 Chapters 18,19
 
 
CHAPTER
SUGGESTED PROBLEMS


 CHAPTER 1  1-3,5-8 
 CHAPTER 2  All
 CHAPTER 3  All
 CHAPTER 4  All  except 1(c)
 CHAPTER 5  All except 3,11,14 
 CHAPTER 6  All
 CHAPTER 7   1-6,8-11,13,14,17
 CHAPTER 8   Omit Sec. 8.9  1-8(a),9,10,13(ideal gas),14
 CHAPTER 9   Omit Secs. 9.3,9.4,9.5  none
 CHAPTER 12  1-6,8,10-12
 CHAPTER 13  Omit Sec. 13.9  All except 7
 CHAPTER 14  Omit Secs. 14.7,14.8  All
CHAPTER 18   Omit Sec. 18.4  all except 17
 CHAPTER 19  1,4,6-10,13



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