UH PHYS 1302 - Syllabus_Physics_1302_Whitehead_F14_wSchedule (5 pages)

Previewing pages 1, 2 of 5 page document View the full content.
View Full Document

Syllabus_Physics_1302_Whitehead_F14_wSchedule



Previewing pages 1, 2 of actual document.

View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

Syllabus_Physics_1302_Whitehead_F14_wSchedule

575 views


Pages:
5
School:
University of Houston
Course:
Phys 1302 - Introductory to Physics II
Unformatted text preview:

COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES MATHEMATICS HTTP NSM UH EDU Physics 1302 Introductory General Physics II Fall 2014 Class 24517 Time TuTh 11 30 AM 1 00 PM Location SW 102 Class 25881 Time TuTh 4 00 5 30 PM Location SEC 102 Professor Lisa Whitehead lawhitehead uh edu preferred contact method 713 743 3502 OFFICE HOURS Tuesday 1 2 30 PM or by appointment SR1 406D Course Physics 1302 Introductory General Physics II A Catalog Description Electromagnetism and modern physics B Prerequisites PHYS 1301 Primarily for majors other than physics and engineering Credit may not be applied toward a degree for PHYS 1302 and University Physics II PHYS 1322 Course Objectives The objective of this course is to learn the principles of electromagnetism and modern physics Upon completion of this course students will be able to 1 2 3 comprehend and apply laws such as Gauss law Coulomb laws and Kirchoff s law be able to apply basic physics laws to solve real life problems to develop the processes of logical thinking and reasoning Other learning outcomes include 1 2 Students completing this course will be able to convey knowledge of the basics principles of physics and be able to use these principles to solve elementary problems Students will be able to take a real life problem and use physical principles and basic mathematical tools to describe the problem 3 Student will have the ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear concise manner the concepts of Physics Course Content This course will cover chapters 16 32 which includes the following topical areas 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Electric Charge Forces and Fields Electric Potential and Potential Energy Electric Current and DC Circuits Magnetism and Faraday s law Electromagnetic Waves Optics Quantum Atomic and Nuclear Physics Thermal Physics Textbook Physics 4th Edition James S Walker Binder version with access code to Modified Mastering Physics is available at the UH bookstore Course Website Class notes announcements and grades will be posted to the course s Blackboard site http www uh edu blackboard Course Work A Homework Assignments Ten homework problems will be assigned at the beginning of each chapter and will be due approximately one week from that date Due date extensions will only be allowed with a valid excuse The lowest homework grade will be dropped MODIFIED MasteringPhysics http www pearsonmastering com A MODIFIED MasteringPhysics access code will come with the purchase of a new textbook from the book store or you can buy an access code with or without eText from the website above You can get temporary access to the course for 2 weeks without an access code Please see the information on Blackboard to learn how to register The course ID for this course is whitehead49228 NOTE If you used MasteringPhysics in 1301 this is a DIFFERENT website and requires a different kind of access code If you have an active MasteringPhysics account that you used last semester or that you purchased by mistake you do NOT have to purchase a new code Please register for the course using your current MasteringPhysics username and temporary access then email me your username You will be upgraded to full access to the Modified MasteringPhysics by the publisher B Exams There will be three regular exams and a final exam for a total of four exams for the course The regular exams will be given during the Friday examination period on the dates shown in the schedule They will cover 4 or 5 chapters and will consist of 12 multiple choice problems The final exam will be comprehensive covering all chapters covered for the course The format of the final exam will be similar to that of a regular exam This exam will be given during the University Departmental exam scheduled time You will need a calculator for the exams Use of cell phones or other personal electronic devices for calculations will NOT be permitted during exams The lowest regular exam grade will be replaced by the final exam grade if the final exam grade is higher There will be no make up exams C Quizzes 6 online quizzes will be given throughout the semester You will be given at least 3 days to complete each quiz The lowest quiz grade will be dropped D Concept Questions Concept questions will be administered during lecture Answers for the concept questions will be submitted using a personal remote system clicker Students will discuss these questions in teams of 2 3 students as a method of peer instruction Each clicker costs 40 plus tax For the detailed Clicker purchasing information please contact Barnes Noble in the UC 4800 Calhoun Rd 126 University Center Houston TX 77204 Phone 713 748 0923 NOTE You can use your book loan to buy a clicker through the bookstore See Blackboard for clicker registration instructions You also have the option of using your smartphone tablet or laptop instead of a clicker via the ResponseWare app or website Information on ResponseWare can be found on Blackboard Evaluation and Grading 5 Concept Questions 9 Quizzes 10 Homework 17 Regular Exam I 17 Regular Exam II 17 Regular Exam III 25 Final Exam Policy on grades of I Incomplete The grade of I Incomplete is a conditional and temporary grade given when a student for reasons beyond his or her control has not completed a relatively small portion of all requirements Sufficiently serious documented situations include illness death in the family etc Addendum Whenever possible and in accordance with 504 ADA guidelines the University of Houston will attempt to provide reasonable academic accommodations to students who request and require them Please call 713 743 5400 for more assistance Academic Honesty Please see following website for information regarding academic dishonesty http www uh edu academics catalog policies academ reg academic honesty index php Religious Holy Days Students whose religious beliefs prohibit class attendance or the completion of specific assignments on designated dates may obtain an excused absence To do so please make a written request for an excused absence and submit it to your instructor as soon as possible to allow the instructor to make arrangements For more information see the Student Handbook http www uh edu academics catalog policies academ reg religious holy days index php Standard Disclaimer This syllabus is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor Phys 1302 Fall 2014 Course Schedule TTH Date 26 Aug 14 28 Aug 14 2 Sep 14 4 Sep 14 9 Sep 14 11 Sep 14 16 Sep 14 18 Sep 14 23 Sep 14 25 Sep 14 30 Sept 14 2


View Full Document

Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view Syllabus_Physics_1302_Whitehead_F14_wSchedule and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Syllabus_Physics_1302_Whitehead_F14_wSchedule and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?