PHYSICS II

PHY  2054   Physics II,     Fall 2000

Prof.   Bernard F. Whiting

Office Hours: T,R 3th; M,F 7th     email: Bernard F. Whiting


SYLLABUS    (updated 8/14/00)

Suggested Problems    (updated 12/04/00)

ATTENTION:

Links to medically related material are provided here and updated continually.

Final Note: Congratulations

Despite a tight schedule, the final has now been completely graded (Average: 13.64),
and all grades have been submitted to the registrar. These should become
available to you within 24 hrs of being posted (ie, by Wednesday late pm).

Final exam scores as well as class grades are available in the usual places.

The final ranking was as follows: A>80>B+>73>B>65>C+>58>C>48>D+>42>D>33>E.
The overall average was 71.1 (ie a B), and the median was 72.5 (also a B).
Through your good work, both of these are higher than for last semester.

Attention:

The final exam will be on Monday December 11th from 7:30 to 9:30am in NPB 1001.
It will cover chapters 15 through 23 and section 24.7.
First and second test material will be marked with one or two asterisks respectively.

Please remember that one only 8.5 x 11.0 formula sheet (both sides) is allowed.
Make sure you bring a calculator and sufficient scrap paper with you also.
You must hand in ALL your working to receive credit for the exam.

A copy of the final practice exam ia now available here.
There will be a final review session in NPB 1001 on 12/07/00 from 10:00am until noon.

Note 9:

For your reference, the correct answers to the Practice Final Exam distributed in class are given here:

51322 32345 41322 11211

The Practice Final on the web (above) has the first answer correct for each question.
Solutions for the Practice Final are now available here.

Note 8:

The exam 2 scores, test and solutions are now posted. Class average: 12.61.

Note 7:

ATTENTION: 
Exam 2 is scheduled for Friday, 27th October, Periods E2-E3, 8:20 - 10:10 PM.
ROOMS have been assigned as follows:

in FLG 270 for those in sections 3810, 3812 and 4694 (Instructor Chase)
in WEIM 1064 for those in sections 3808, 3809, 3811 and 4936 (Instructor Red)

The exam will cover ch. 18 - 19

You should bring a number two pencil, a calculator and a picture ID
You may also bring one 8.5x11in sheet with whatever formulae you want
(can be written on both sides).     Please bring additional scratch paper for your use.

You MUST return your test and all working with your answers to receive any credit for this exam.

Note 6b:

For your convenience, the correct answers to Practice Exam 2 are given here (use 9V for Qn 1):

24543 54534 22212 52253 Note: corrected 10/26/00

Note 6a:

The problem/review session in preparation for the second exam will be held in
WM 100, Periods 11-E1 (6:15-8:10pm), Monday October 23rd.

For those of you who missed getting a copy of the practice exam in class,
here is a pdf version  for you to download.

Obtain a Free Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing pdf files from here.

Note 5a:

Exam 1 results are posted in the glass case in NPB:     class average 12.68.
If you took the test but have no grade, please come to my office.

Note 5:

ATTENTION: 
Exam 1 is scheduled for Thursday, 28th September, Periods E2-E3, 8:20 - 10:10 PM.
ROOMS have been assigned as follows:

in FLG 270 for those in sections 3810, 3812 and 4694 (Instructor Chase)
in WEIM 1064 for those in sections 3808, 3809, 3811 and 4936 (Instructor Red)

The exam will cover ch. 15 - 17

You should bring a number two pencil, a calculator and a picture ID
You may also bring one 8.5x11in sheet with whatever formulae you want
(can be written on both sides).     Please bring additional scratch paper for your use.

You MUST return your test and all working with your answers to receive any credit for this exam.

For your convenience, the correct answers to Practice Exam 1 are given here:

32111 15413 23114 11542 (figure 9 for problem 19 is here).

Note 4: Important

Problem/review session, in preparation for the first exam:
McC C 100, Periods 11-E1 (6:15-8:10pm), Monday September 25th.
A copy of the sample exam handed out in class is available here.

Note 3:

For those of you who have not been able to get the Student Solution Manual,
two copies have been put on reserve in the Marston Science Library.

Note 2:

The class package available from the Florida Bookstore contains several
old exams, some with answers provided.

Note 1:

The discussion section instructors have been asked to pool their office hours
to make it easier for you to have access to help. They are available in class
at the following times;

  Instructor   Section  Day       Time          Place

Mr.   J. Chase (3810)   T R   5th period,   NPB Room 1101
               (3812)     See instructor,   NPB Room 2038
	       (4694)  M W    3rd period,   NPB Room 1101
         Office Hours   Until October 1st      
                       M      4th Period,   NPB Room 1226
                        T     4th Period,   NPB Room 1226
         Office Hours   After October 1st      
                           F  7th Period,   NPB Room 1230
                           F  8th Period,   NPB Room 1230


Mr.   D. Red   (3808)   T R   3th period,   NPB Room 1101
               (3809)   T R   4th period,   NPB Room 1101
               (3811)   T R   7th period,   NPB Room 1011
	       (4936)   T R   1st period,   NPB Room 1101
         Office Hours   
                       M W    7th Period,   NPB Room B166
                       M W    8th Period,   NPB Room B166