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Spring 2013-2014
* PHY 102 (STL)  

Introductory Physics II

Steven S. Gubser
Norman C. Jarosik

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 (9th Edition) with Wiley Plus
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 - 15%
Final Exam - 35%
Quizzes - 20%
Lab Reports - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Problem set(s) - 10%

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
40807 L01 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   A02   Enrolled:91 Limit:110
40801 B01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:17 Limit:20
40802 B02 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:18 Limit:20
40803 B03 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:12 Limit:20
40804 B04 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:22 Limit:20 Closed
40805 B05 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:16 Limit:20
40806 B06 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   101   Enrolled:6 Limit:20
40808 C01 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   Jadwin Hall   303   Enrolled:14 Limit:22
43544 C02 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   Jadwin Hall   303   Enrolled:21 Limit:23 Closed
43661 C02A 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   103A   Enrolled:20 Limit:22 Closed
40809 C03 11:00 am - 11:50 am M W F   Jadwin Hall   303   Enrolled:20 Limit:22 Closed
40810 C04 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm M W F   McDonnell Hall   103A   Enrolled:16 Limit:22 Closed