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Fall 2012-2013
* PHY 103 (STL)   No Audit

General Physics I

James D. Olsen

To understand the basic physics needed for further study in science and engineering. Logical, quantitative approach to problem solving. Applying fundamental concepts to idealized, practical problems.

Sample reading list:
Raymond A. Serway and John W. Jewett, Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics 8th

Reading/Writing assignments:
WebAssign homeworks each week (graded), in-class problems, and four tests during the semester.

Requirements/Grading:
Final Exam - 30%
Other Exam - 40%
Lab Reports - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 2%
Problem set(s) - 13%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Some prior preparation in physics and calculus is desirable..

Equivalent Courses:
PHY 103, PHY 101, PHY 105 are considered equivalent courses and cannot be taken multiple times for credit.

Other information:
Classes C03 & C04 form the core of PHY 105 - an advanced course to be formed 3 weeks into the term on the basis of a placement test. Only students with strong Physics and Calculus backgrounds should enroll in these sections. PHY105 students should not enroll in Wed evening labs.

Website:  http://blackboard.princeton.edu

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22797 L01 9:00 am - 9:50 am T   McDonnell Hall   A02   Enrolled:111 Limit:250
22798 L02 10:00 am - 10:50 am T   McDonnell Hall   A02   Enrolled:158 Limit:250
B01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   McDonnell Hall   201   Enrolled:14 Limit:22
B01A 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   McDonnell Hall   202   Enrolled:13 Limit:22
B01B 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm M   McDonnell Hall   203   Enrolled:17 Limit:22
B02 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   201   Enrolled:15 Limit:22
B02A 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   202   Enrolled:16 Limit:22
B02B 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   203   Enrolled:15 Limit:22
B03 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   201   Enrolled:15 Limit:22
B03A 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   202   Enrolled:15 Limit:22
B03B 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   203   Enrolled:16 Limit:22
B04 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   201   Enrolled:17 Limit:22
B04A 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   202   Enrolled:18 Limit:22
B04B 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   203   Enrolled:16 Limit:22
B05 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm M   McDonnell Hall   201   Enrolled:6 Limit:22
B05A 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm M   McDonnell Hall   202   Enrolled:10 Limit:22
B06 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   201   Enrolled:13 Limit:22
B06A 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm T   McDonnell Hall   202   Enrolled:10 Limit:22
B07 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   201   Enrolled:8 Limit:22
B07A 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm W   McDonnell Hall   202   Enrolled:7 Limit:22
B08 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm Th   McDonnell Hall   201   Enrolled:4 Limit:20
24110 B08A 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
C01 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   104   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C01A 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   105   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C01B 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   106   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C01C 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   201A   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C01D 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   202A   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C01E 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   203A   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C02 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   104   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C02A 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   105   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C02B 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   106   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C02C 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   107   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C02D 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   201A   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C02E 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   202A   Enrolled:24 Limit:24
C02F 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   203A   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C03 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   A01   Enrolled:0 Limit:35
C03A 9:00 am - 9:50 am M W F   Jadwin Hall   A09   Enrolled:0 Limit:24
C04 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   McDonnell Hall   A01   Enrolled:0 Limit:35
C04A 10:00 am - 10:50 am M W F   Jadwin Hall   A09   Enrolled:0 Limit:24