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PHYS-1070 (21) Noon

Elementary Physics (4 credits)

WMU Fall 2008 Semester

MTuWThF Noon-12:50pm · 1104 Rood Hall

Registration CRN Numbers:

CRN: 40388 - PHYS-1070 - 100

Office Hours (Current) · Syllabus (Current - 9/3/2008) · Topic 1 Booklist (Full 27-page Handout as PDF File -- Searchable HTML Page - 9/19/2008) · Topic 2 Worksheets (Worksheet 1 - 11/07/2008, Worksheets 2-4 - 11/21/2008) · Physics Help Room (0077 Rood - Starts 9/15/2008 Mon)

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Sample Exam 1 Solution (from Fall 2004) · Solution (from Summer 2006) ·

Sample Exam 1: First Set here and here (9-17-2008 We); Second Set here and here (9-22-2008 Mo);

NOTE: These are Exam 1's from previous semesters with solutions -- the Sample Exams handed out in class do NOT come with solutions, so you can learn how to assess your own answers. PTPBIP!

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Sample Exam 2 Solution (from Fall 2004) · Solution (from Summer 2006) ·

Sample Exam 2: First Set here and here (10-10-2008 Fr); Second set here and here (10-16-2008 Th); Third set available here (posted 10-23-2008 Th);

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Sample Exam 3 Solution (from Fall 2004) · Solution (from Fall 2003) ·

Sample Exam 3: First Set here (11-13-2008 Th); Second Set here and here and here (11-20-2008 Th);

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Sample Final Exam Solution (from Fall 2004) · Solution (from Fall 2003) ·

Sample Final Exam: First Set here and here (12-01-2008 Mo); Second Set here (12-03-2008 We); Third Set here and here (not handed out in class, but put online 12-05-2008 Fr)

FINAL EXAM FORMAT: As in the Sample Exams handed out, one problem of multiple guess questions (50,000 points), and three problems each with five parts (3 × 50,000 points), for a total of 200,000 points. Yes, the Final Exam is cumulative. Roughly ¼ Exam 1 material, ¼ Exam 2, ¼ Exam 3 and ¼ the material since Exam 3. But you've seen the Sample Final Exams.


PHYS 1070: Elementary Physics (4 hrs)

This course surveys physics from mechanics to modern physics in one semester. It is designed for students in curricula requiring a one semester course at the level of general college physics. Prerequisites: MATH 1100 or equivalent. Corequisites: PHYS 1080.

PHYS 1080: Elementary Physics Laboratory (1 hr)

This is a laboratory course which includes exercises related to topics covered in PHYS 1070. Corequisites: PHYS 1070.

Dec.  8 Mon	- Final Exam  2:45pm-4:45pm (2 hours)
Dec. 12 Fri	- End of Fall Session
Dec. 16 Tue	- Grades due at Noon