Date 
Announcement 
4.27.10 
Overall Course Grades: The overall course grades (after all exams) are up on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
Your HITT Points are your true points for the semester and your
Quiz Points include all the quizzes. Your WileyPLUS HW Points includes all 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",
after 3 exams is in column "Course Grades 3", and your final overall course grade is in column "Course Grades 4". The points that were added to
your overall quiz grade to make all the TA's have the same average is in column "Quiz Add".
If you see a mistake please send Email to phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.
I will send the grades to the registrar on Saturday morning (May 1st)!

4.26.10 
Final Exam Grades: The grades for the Final Exam have been posted on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
The average was 12.1 with many excellent scores. The final course grades will be available in a few days.

4.22.10 
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.
The makeup exam points have not been included.
Your HITT Points are your true points for the semester and your
Quiz Points include the first 9 quizzes. Your WileyPLUS HW Points includes all 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!

4.15.10 
Final Exam Room Assignments: PHY 2048 Final Exam is 8:00pm10:00pm on Saturday April 24. 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 
MS  TUR L007 
TZ  FLI 50 

4.15.10 
Exam 3 Grades: The grades for Exam 3 have been posted on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
The average was 11.3 with one perfect scores. The new estimated course grades will be available in a few days.

4.14.10 
Teacher Evaluations: We will do teacher evaluations on Wednesday April 21 (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.

4.14.10 
Cumulative MakeUp Exam: PHY 2048 MakeUp Exam is 5:10pm7:00pm on Wednesday April 21 in Room 1220 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.

4.14.10 
HW14 Due Saturday April 17 at 11:00pm: Because of the date of Exam 3 the WileyPLUS HW14 due date has been changed to
Saturday April 17 by 11:00pm.

4.6.10 
Exam 3 Review: There will be a review for Exam 3 on Sunday April 11 from 4:00pm6:00pm in 1002 NPB.

4.6.10 
Exam 3 Room Assignments: PHY 2048 Exam 3 is 8:20pm10:10pm on Wednesday April 14. 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 

3.20.10 
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 3/19/10 and your
Quiz Points include the first 5 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!

3.19.10 
Exam 2 Grades: The grades for Exam 2 have been posted on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
The average was 11.8 with five perfect scores.

3.19.10 
Exam 2 Answers: The correst answers for Exam 2 have been posted on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.

3.3.10 
Exam 2 Review: There will be a review for Exam 2 on Sunday March 14 from 4:00pm6:00pm in 1002 NPB.

3.3.10 
Exam 2 Room Assignments: PHY 2048 Exam 2 is 8:20pm10:10pm on Tuesday March 16. 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 

2.5.10 
Missing HITT Points: The HITT scores for about 25 students were set to zero on ELearning by mistake.
The problem has been fixed. If your HITT score still shows a zero then you should make sure you registered
your remote properly.

2.4.10 
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 2/3/10 and your
Quiz Points include only the first 2 quizzes. Your WileyPLUS HW Points includes the first 4 assignments.
Your Total Points are the sum of your HITT Points, your Quiz Points, your HW Points, and your Exam Points.
The grades are calculated according to the grade formula.
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!

2.3.10 
Exam 1 Grades: The grades for Exam 1 have been posted on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.
The average was 15.1 with lots of good scores.

2.3.10 
Exam 1 Answers: The correst answers for Exam 1 have been posted on the
PHY 2048 ELearning WEBsite.

1.28.10 
HITT Scores: On Thursday January 28 every PHY 2048 student was sent a gatorlink Email with their HITT
scores for the semester (maximum of 12 points possible). If you did not recieve your correct HITT scores please send Email to
phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.

1.28.10 
Exam 1 Review: There will be a review for Exam 1 on Sunday January 31 from 4:00pm6:00pm in 1002 NPB.
Please note the change in the room!

1.26.10 
Exam 1 Room Assignments: PHY 2048 Exam 1 is 8:20pm10:10pm on Monday February 1. 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 

1.19.10 
HITT Scores: On Tuesday January 19 every PHY 2048 student was sent a gatorlink Email with their HITT
scores from last week (maximum of 4 points possible). If you did not recieve your correct HITT scores please send Email to
phy2048@phys.ufl.edu.

1.9.10 
Book and Access Code Problems: Many students (about 50 out of 600) have been unable to
purchase the book and the WileyPLUS access code in time to do the first homework assignment which was due last night.
If you did not do the first homework assignment I will not count it toward your overall course grade. If you did
do the first homework assignment then I will count it only if it improves your overall course grade. Note that you
can buy the WileyPLUS access code for the same price as the book at
DirectToStudent Website for PHY 2048.
See option (3) at
http://www.phys.ufl.edu/courses/phy2048/spring10/textbook.html.
The first quiz and the second WileyPLUS homework assignment will count toward
your overall course grade.

1.7.10 
In class graded HITT questions (student response system) now begins on Wednesday January 13, 2010, 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).
Note that this is a change from the course syllabus in order to give the students more time
to purchase, register, and test their remote.

1.7.10 
Tau Beta Pi Tutoring: The engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi, will be holding
tutoring sessions for PHY2048 this semester. Homework sessions
will be each week onThursday at 6:30 PM, and
exam sessions will be the Saturday 2:00 PM (before each exam). All
sessions are free. Locations will be posted on the TBP website at
http://grove.ufl.edu/~tbp/page.php?p=tutoring.

1.1.10 
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!

1.1.10 
HW2 Problem 270: In this problem you should consider only positive times
(i.e. t ≥ 0).

1.1.10 
The first online homework assignment is due by 11:00pm on Friday
January 8, 2010. You must register on WileyPLUS
using the access code that comes with your textbook (see the instructions in the syllabus).

1.1.10 
Quizzes begin in the discussion sections on Monday January 11, 2010.

1.1.10 
Discussion sections start on Tuesday January 5, 2010.

1.1.10 
Lecture classes start on Wednesday January 6, 2010 (period 2 & 3) in 1001 NPB.
The class schedule shows the lecture material covered, exam
dates, and online homework problems.

1.1.10 
Quick Links: Here are some important links for PHY 2048 Spring 2010.
