Physics 247 Fall 2019 Reference Page

Title: 
A Modern Introduction to Physics
Course Number: 
247
Instructor: 
Duncan Carlsmith
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Description: 
Introduction to physics recommended for students who are considering majoring in physics, astronomy-physics, or AMEP. Also suitable for those majoring in other sciences or mathematics who desire a rigorous physics course. Mechanics, relativity, cosmology. Three lectures, one discussion, and one three-hour lab per week. Enroll Info: Math 222 or concurrent registration or instructor consent; Open to Freshmen. Intended primarily for physics, AMEP, astronomy-physics majors; Also suitable for those majoring in science or mathematics
Prerequisites: 
None
Lecture Place and Time: 
MWF 9:55-10:45, 2241 CHAMBERLIN
Lab Place and Time: 
M 13:20-16:15, 4136 CHAMBERLIN
T 13:20-16:15, 4136 CHAMBERLIN
W 14:25-17:20, 4136 CHAMBERLIN
R 13:20-16:15, 4136 CHAMBERLIN
Final Exam Date and Time: 
Saturday, December 14, 2019 7:45am to 9:45am
Textbooks: 
Fundamentals of Physics Extended, 10/E edition by Halliday, Resnick, and Learner Wiley, ISBN 1118230728
Laptop (Visit Doit For Rental If Needed.)
A Smart Phone Is Required For Audience Response (Tophat), Data Collection, and Various Image Uploads
Matlab, Available Free For Students At Campus Software Library
Tophat Audience Response Is Required. See
Designations
Level: 
Intermediate
Breadth: 
Physical Science
L&S Credit Type: 
Counts for L&S degree
Gen-Ed: 
Honors section available
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