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PHYS-1070 (26)

Elementary Physics (4 credits)

WMU Spring 2013 Semester

Click HERE for Special Announcements / Office Hours / Schedule Updated 5/19 Sun

MTuWThF 10:00-10:50pm · 1110 Rood Hall

Please note that while the class may be listed as FULL, please see the Dept. secretaries (below).

Registration CRN Numbers:

CRN: 11202 - PHYS 1070 - 100

Office Hours (Current) · Syllabus (Current 01/09/2013 W) · Topic 1 Assignment (Current 01/11/2013 F) · Physics Help Room (2210 Rood Hall, starts Monday 14 January 2013) · Topic 2 Worksheets (04-04-2013 Thu)

Need Help with Registration? Come to the Physics Dept Office -- 1120/1122 Everett

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MID-TERM GRADES FOR PHYS-1070 CAN BE FOUND HERE.

PRE-FINAL GRADES CAN BE FOUND HERE. *** Updated 4/22 Mon ***

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FINAL GRADES FOR PHYS-1070 CAN BE FOUND HERE.



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

Sample Exam 1: First Set here (1-17-2013 Th) and here ; Second Set here (1-23-2013 We) and here ; Third Set here and Fourth Set here (1-29-2012 Tu).

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

Sample Exam 2: First Set here (2-11-2013 Mo); Second Set here (2-18-2013 Mo); Third set here (2-26-2013 Tu);

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

Sample Exam 3: First Set here and here (3-22-2013 Fr) ; Second Set here (3-27-2013 We) ; Third Set here (4-1-2013 Mo);

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

Sample Final Exam: First Set here and here (04-15-2013 Mo); Second Set here , Third Set here and here (04-17-2013 We);

NOTE: There is material in the Sample Final Exams which we will NOT cover this semester, due to time constraints. Keep track of the topics we cover in class.

FINAL EXAM FORMAT: As in the Sample Exams, 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. Two full hours. 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.



Jan. 7 Mon - PHYS-1070 Begins for Spring 2013

Jan. 11 Fri - Weekly In-Class Quizzes Begin

Jan. 11 Fri - Drop/Add ends

Feb. 1 Fri - Exam 1 >>> MOVED TO Tuesday 5 February 2013
Feb. 5 Tue - Exam 1 <<< RESCHEDULED
Feb. 11 Mon - First Work grades due
Feb. 28 Thu - Exam 2
Mar. 1 Fri - Last day for 25% refunds
Mar. 1 Fri - Spirit Day (No Classes)
Mar. 4-8 - Spring Break (No Classes)
Mar. 10 Sun - Mid-Term grades due
Mar. 18 Mon - Last day to withdraw
Apr. 5 Fri - Exam 3
Apr. 19 Fri - Last Regular Day of Class
Apr. 19 Fri - Review Class
Apr. 22 Mon - FINALS WEEK Starts
Apr. 24 Wed - Final Exam 10:15-12:15pm (2 hours)
Apr. 26 Fri - End of Spring Semester
Apr. 30 Tue - Grades Due at Noon

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