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Physics 420 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: 10:00-10:50
2211 Rood Hall
Final Exam:
A comprehensive final exam will be given on  Wednesday, December 5 from
10:15-12.15.
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...................................50%
Comprehensive final..........................15%
Hand-In problems.............................35%
Grading Scale:
90-99...............A
83-89.............BA
76-82...............B
69-75.............CB
62-68...............C
55-61.............DC
48-54...............D

picture of a typewriterAssignments
 
 
 
      DAY       DATE   HANDIN      TEST
       
   Fri.    Sept. 07     01  
   Fri.    Sept. 14     02   
   Fri.    Sept. 21     03  
   Fri.    Sept. 28     04  
   Wed.    Oct. 03       01
   Fri.    Oct. 12     06  
   Fri.    Oct. 19     07   
   Fri.    Oct. 26     08   
   Wed.    Oct.31     05  
   Fri.    Nov. 02       02
   Fri.    Nov. 16     09  
   Mon.    Nov. 26    10  
   Fri.    Nov. 30    03

 
CHAPTER
ASSIGNMENT
 CHAPTER 1  Omit 1.8                    Probs. 1-7,17,18,23,24,28
 CHAPTER 2  Omit  2.5                   Probs. 1-4,6,7,8,11,15,18,19
 CHAPTER 3  Omit 3.5,3.7,3.8,3.9  Probs. 1,2,3,5,10,11,13
 CHAPTER 4                                    Probs. 1-6,9,18,19
 CHAPTER 5  Omit 5.1,5.4,5.5,5.6  Probs. 10,11
 CHAPTER 6 Omit 6.13,6.14           Probs. 1-4,7,,9,12,13,18,27
 CHAPTER 7 Omit 7.4,7.7               Probs. 1-8,11,12,16-18
 CHAPTER 8  Omit 8.7                    Probs. 1(c)(d),2,3,4(e),6,8,11,12,15,17,20
 CHAPTER 9  Omit 9.9,9.10            Probs. 1-8,17,20
CHAPTER 10  Omit 10.7,10.8          Probs. 2,3,4,6,10,12,16
   
   

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