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Spring 2011-2012
* PHY 102 (STL)  

Introductory Physics II

Steven S. Gubser

This course presents an introduction to the fundamental laws of nature, especially optics, electricity/magnetism, nuclear and atomic theory. These are treated quantitatively with an emphasis on problem solving. The laboratory is intended to give students an opportunity to observe physical phenomena and to gain "hands-on" experience with apparatus and instruments.

Sample reading list:
Cutnell and Johnson, Physics (8th Edition)
Learning Guide and Laboratory Manual,

Reading/Writing assignments:
Textbook reading 30-40 pages per week. Homework and Learning Guides, 10-20 problems per week, estimated preparation: 8 hours per week.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 24%
Final Exam - 35%
Quizzes - 30%
Lab Reports - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 1%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
PHY 101.

Equivalent Courses:
PHY 102, PHY 104, PHY 106 are considered equivalent courses and cannot be taken multiple times for credit.

Other information:
Meets premedical and science requirements.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40146 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M F   McDonnell Hall   A02   Enrolled:119 Limit:140
B01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:18 Limit:20
B02 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:21 Limit:20
B03 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:18 Limit:20
B04 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:17 Limit:20
B05 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:21 Limit:20
B06 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:24 Limit:20
C01 10:00 am - 10:50 am W   McDonnell Hall   101A   Enrolled:0 Limit:20
C02 10:00 am - 10:50 am W   McDonnell Hall   102A   Enrolled:0 Limit:20
C03 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   McDonnell Hall   101A   Enrolled:0 Limit:20
C04 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   McDonnell Hall   102A   Enrolled:0 Limit:20
C05 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   McDonnell Hall   103A   Enrolled:0 Limit:20
C06 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   101A   Enrolled:0 Limit:20
C07 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   102A   Enrolled:0 Limit:20