Date 
Announcement 
12.10.09 
Final Course Grades: The final course grades (after all exams) are up on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
Your estimated course grade after 1 exam is in column "Course Grade 1", after 2 exams is in column "Course Grade 2",
after 3 exams is in column "Course Grades 3", and your final course grade is in column "Course Grades 4".
If you see a mistake please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
Note that 23% of the class received and "A" or "A" grade and 58% of the class received a "B" or higher. 
12.10.09 
Estimated Course Grades: The estimated course grades (after three exams) are up on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
Your Exam Points assumes that you get the same grade on the Final Exam that you averaged on Exam 1, Exam 2, and Exam 3.
Also, your HITT Points are based on the HITT score through 12/4/09 and your
Quiz Points include the first 10 quizzes. Your WileyPLUS HW Points includes the first 14 assignments.
Your Total Points are the sum of your HITT Points, your Quiz Points, your HW Points, and your Exam Points and
have been updated. Your estimated course grade after 1 exam is in column "Course Grade 1", after 2 exams is in column "Course Grade 2",
and after 3 exams is in column "Course Grades 3".
If you see a mistake please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
Remember this is only an estimate, if your performance level changes your grade will change accordingly!

12.9.09 
Final Exam Room Assignments: PHY 2048 Final Exam is 8:00pm10:00pm on Saturday December 12. If you have an
exam conflict please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
The room assignments are based on the first letter of your last name as follows:
Last Name  Room 
AF  NPB 1001 
GN  MCCC 100 
OZ  CLB C130 

12.8.09 
Reminder HW14: WileyPLUS HW14 is due the last day of classes: Wednesday December 9 by 11:00pm.

12.4.09 
Teacher Evaluations: We will do teacher evaluations on Wednesday December 9 (in class). In addition to the evaluations
you will be asked 4 HITT questions about the class. If you come to class and do the evaluations and answer the 4 questions you will
get 8 HITT bonus points which will improve your HITT grade.

11.26.09 
Cumulative MakeUp Exam: PHY 2048 MakeUp Exam is 5:10pm7:00pm on Wednesday December 9 in Room 1216 NPB.
It is for anyone who had to miss an exam during the semester. You are allowed three crib sheets for the cumulative makeup exam.
If you plan to take the makeup exam please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.

11.26.09 
Exam 3 Review: There will be a review for Exam 3 on Sunday December 6 from 4:00pm6:00pm in 1001 NPB.

11.26.09 
Exam 3 Room Assignments: PHY 2048 Exam 3 is 8:20pm10:10pm on Tuesday December 8. If you have an
exam conflict please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
The room assignments are based on the first letter of your last name as follows:
Last Name  Room 
AF  NPB 1001 
GM  NRN 137 
NS  CLB C130 
TZ  WEIM 1064 

11.17.09 
HITT Scores: On Tuesday November 17 every PHY 2048 student was sent a gatorlink Email with there current HITT
scores (maximum of 70 points possible). If you did not recieve your correct HITT scores please send Email to
phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.

11.1.09 
Homework 12 Problem 1422 Hint: Problem 1422 is asking only for the force due to the water. You should not include
the additional force due to the atmospheric pressure.

10.30.09 
Estimated Course Grades: The estimated course grades (after two exams) are up on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
Your Exam Points assumes that you get the same grade on Exam 3, and
the Final Exam that you averaged on Exam 1 and Exam 2. Also, your HITT Points are based on the HITT score through 10/26/09 and your
Quiz Points include the first 7 quizzes. Your WileyPLUS HW Points includes the first 9 assignments.
Your Total Points are the sum of your HITT Points, your Quiz Points, your HW Points, and your Exam Points and
have been updated. Your estimated course grade after 1 exam is in column "Course Grade 1" and after 2 exams is in column "Course Grade 2".
If you see a mistake please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
Remember this is only an estimate, if your performance level changes your grade will change accordingly!

10.26.09 
HITT Scores: On Monday October 26 every PHY 2048 student was sent a gatorlink Email with there current HITT
scores (maximum of 50 points possible). If you did not recieve your correct HITT scores please send Email to
phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.

10.15.09 
Exam 2 Review: There will be a review for Exam 2 on Sunday October 25 from 4:00pm6:00pm in 1001 NPB.

10.15.09 
Exam 2 Room Assignments: PHY 2048 Exam 2 is 8:20pm10:10pm on Monday October 26. If you have an
exam conflict please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
The room assignments are based on the first letter of your last name as follows:
Last Name  Room 
AL  CAR 100 
MR  NPB 1001 
SZ  MCCC 100 

10.1.09 
Estimated Course Grades: The estimated course grades (after one exam) are up on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
Your Exam Points assumes that you get the same grade on Exam 2, Exam 3, and
the Final Exam that you received on Exam 1. Also, your HITT Points are based on the HITT score through 9/25/09 and your
Quiz Points include only the first 3 quizzes. Your WileyPLUS HW Points includes the first 5 assignments.
Your Total Points are the sum of your HITT Points, your Quiz Points, your HW Points, and your Exam Points.
If you see a mistake please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
Remember this is only an estimate, if your performance level changes your grade will change accordingly!

9.30.09 
Exam 1 Grades: The grades for Exam 1 have been posted on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
The average was 14.2 with lots of good scores.

9.30.09 
Exam 1 Answers: The correst answers for Exam 1 have been posted on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.

9.21.09 
HITT Scores: On Tuesday September 21 every PHY 2048 student was sent a gatorlink Email with there current HITT
scores (maximum of 16 points possible). If you did not recieve your correct HITT scores please send Email to
phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.

9.12.09 
HITT Scores: On Saturday September 12 every PHY 2048 student was sent a gatorlink Email with there current HITT
scores (maximum of six points possible). If you did not recieve your correct HITT scores please send Email to
phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.

9.12.09 
Exam 1 Review: There will be a review for Exam 1 on Sunday September 27 from 4:00pm6:00pm in 1001 NPB.

9.12.09 
Exam 1 Room Assignments: PHY 2048 Exam 1 is 8:20pm10:10pm on Tuesday September 29. If you have an
exam conflict please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
The room assignments are based on the first letter of your last name as follows:
Last Name  Room 
AL  CAR 100 
MR  NPB 1001 
SZ  MCCC 100 

9.12.09 
Exam Schedule: The registrar has released the PHY2048 in term exam schedule for Fall 2009 as follows:
Exam Schedule 
Date  Time  Exam  Material 

Tuesday 9/29/09  8:20pm10:10pm  Exam 1  Chapter 16 
Monday 10/26/09  8:20pm10:10pm  Exam 2  Chapter 711 
Tuesday 12/8/09  8:20pm10:10pm  Exam 3  Chapter 1216 
Wednesday 12/9/09  TBA  MakeUp  Chapter 116 
Saturday 12/12/09  8:00pm10:00pm  Final Exam  Chapter 117 
Note that Exam 2 is now on Monday October 26.

9.11.09 
Students with Disabilities: Students requesting classroom accommodation for disabilities must
first register with the Dean of Students Office. The Dean of Students Office will provide documentation
to the student who must then provide this documentation to the instructor when requesting accommodation.
Then you must pick up an Accommodated Test Request (ATR) Form for Fall 2009 from your instructor (in class or
during office hours). This form must be filled out by the student and returned to the Disability
Reseource Center (DCR) a week before the first exam. The Accommodated Testing Service (ATS) at DCR
will then administer all your exams.

9.10.09 
HITT Registration Errors: Some of you regestered your HITT remote in the wrong section of
PHY2048 (i.e. Period 4 or Period 5). To correct this error and receive your HITT scores you
must do the folowing:
 Registrar your HITT online here
for your correct course section.
 Send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu with the
information as to which section you would like to drop (i.e. the wrong period).
Your points will eventually appear in your correct section.

8.1.09 
WileyPLUS Accuracy: Some of you will miss WileyPLUS homework problems because you do not keep enough accuracy.
You must get the right answer to within 2% or WileyPLUS will mark it wrong!

8.1.09 
HW2 Problem 270: In this problem you should consider only positive times
(i.e. t ≥ 0).

8.1.09 
HW1 Problem 220: In this problem you should consider only positive times
(i.e. t ≥ 0).

8.1.09 
The first online homework assignment is due by 11:00pm on Friday
August 28, 2009. You must register on WileyPLUS
using the access code that comes with your textbook (see the instructions in the syllabus).

8.1.09 
Quizzes begin in the discussion sections on Monday August 31, 2009.

8.1.09 
In class graded HITT questions (student response system) begin on Monday August 31, 2009, but you should get
your remotes sooner for practice questions that will help you to become familiar with the system before the questions
starting counting toward your grade. To get credit you must register on the system (see the instructions in
the syllabus).

8.1.09 
Discussion sections start on Monday August 24, 2009.

8.1.09 
Lecture classes start on Monday August 24, 2009 (period 4 & 5) in 1001 NPB.
The class schedule shows the lecture material covered, exam
dates, and online homework problems.

8.1.09 
Quick Links: Here are some important links for PHY 2048 Fall 2009.
