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Last updated: Tue Mar 27 06:39:50 pm 2007 (EDT) by Reinhard Schwienhorst

PHY184 - Spring 2007

Michigan State University

Personnel

Course Coordinator: Felicia Berryman, Daniel Stump, Reinhard Schwienhorst
Instructor (Section 001): Reinhard Schwienhorst
Instructor (Section 002): Reinhard Schwienhorst, S Mahanti
Instructor (Section 1): Reinhard Schwienhorst

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Instructor Information

Reinhard Schwienhorst and Gary Westfall - Section 001
Daniel Stump and S.D. Mahanti - Section 002

Course Description

Physics for Scientists and Engineers 2
Electricity and magnetism, waves, geometrical optics, wave optics, relativity

Prerequisites

PHY183

Class Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
BPS 1410

Section 1: 8:00 - 8:50 am
Section 2: 9:10 - 10:00 am

Office Hours

Prof. Schwienhorst: Tuesdays 3:30-5:00 pm in Room 1248 BPS.
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 pm in Room 3234 BPS.

Prof. Stump: Mondays and Thursdays, 9100-2:30 pm in Room 1248 BPS.

Helproom Hours

Posted on the class web page at:
http://www.pa.msu.edu/courses/2007spring/PHY184/LearningCenter.html

Exam Information

Midterm 1: Thursday, February 8
Midterm 2: Thursday, March 22
Final Exam: Thursday, May 3, 5:45-7:45 pm (location: ANH 1281)

For each Midterm exam there will a Corrections Set. Students may complete the Corrections Set for 30% credit of the points they missed on the Midterm. There will be no Corrections Set for the Final.

Deadlines

Homework sets will be due on Tuesday mornings at 8:00 am.

Grading Information

The final grade in this course will be based on homework, midterm exams, and the final exam. Each of these items will count as follows:
Homework: 30%
Midterm 1: 20%
Midterm 2: 20%
Final Exam: 30%
The final grade in the course will be assigned on a fixed scale as follows:
Grade > 92% --- 4.0
84% < Grade < 92% --- 3.5
76% < Grade < 84% --- 3.0
68% < Grade < 76% --- 2.5
60% < Grade < 68% --- 2.0
52% < Grade < 60% --- 1.5
44% < Grade < 52% --- 1.0
Grade < 44% --- 0.0

Textbook

"Physics for Scientists and Engineers 2"
Bauer, Westfall
McGraw-Hill, 2005