Physics 247 Fall 2019 Reference Page

Title: 
A Modern Introduction to Physics
Course Number: 
247
Instructor: 
Duncan Carlsmith
Student Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Description: 
Calculus-based introduction to physics intended for Physics, AMEP, and Astronomy-Physics majors. Mechanics, waves, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, topics in modern physics; with computation. A more mathematically rigorous and in-depth introduction to physics than the other introductory physics sequences. Enroll Info: None
Prerequisites: 
MATH 222 or concurrent enrollment or MATH 276 or concurrent enrollment.
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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