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PHYS-205 (10)

Mechanics and Heat (4 credits)

MTuWThF 1:00-1:50pm · 1110 Rood Hall

Serway & Beichner 5th edition

This course was for Winter 2002.

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The Final Exam was Monday 22 April 2002 at 2:45pm

This Week in PHYS-205 at 1:00 (Partial Lecture Notes)


Exam 1 Answers: 1ab 1cd 1e 2a 2bc 2d 2e

NOTE: Exam 1 Form B is shown. Form A is similar.

Exam 2 Answers: 1a 1bc 1de 2a 2bc 2d 2e

NOTE: Exam 2 Form A is shown. Form B is similar.

Exam 3 Answers: 1a 1bc 1de 2a 2b 2cd 2e

NOTE: Exam 3 Form A is shown. Form B is similar.

Final Exam Answers: 1ac 1de 2a 2bc 2d 2e 3ac 3de 4ab 4c 4de

NOTE: See Dr. Phil for Final Exams.


Course Descriptions from the WMU Undergraduate Catalog

via Registrar’s Web Site (http://sims.wmich.edu)

PHYS 205 Mechanics and Heat 4 hrs. Fall, Winter, Spring

This first course of a sequence of three in general college physics employing calculus deals with mechanics and heat. It is required of physics majors, engineering students, and future physics teachers, and is strongly recommended for majors in other sciences. Prerequisite: MATH-123 concurrently. Open to qualified first year students. A student may not receive credit for both PHYS-205 and any of the following: PHYS-107, PHYS-109, or PHYS-113.

PHYS 206 Mechanics and Heat Laboratory 1 hr. Fall, Winter, and Spring

This is a laboratory course which includes exercises related to topics covered in PHYS 205. Normally this course is taken concurrently with PHYS 205. A student may not receive credit for both PHYS 206 and PHYS 114. Prerequisite: PHYS 205 concurrently.

Significant Dates:
Apr. 26 Fri	- End of Winter Session
Apr. 30 Tue	- Grades Due at Noon
This Class is OVER. 

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Exam 1

Curve · Raw Distribution · Curved Distribution

Exam 2

Curve · Raw Distribution · Curved Distribution

Exam 3

Curve · Raw Distribution · Curved Distribution

Quiz Solutions

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