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Phys 152 - University Physics II

Tentative Spring 2010 Syllabus


Professor: Dr. Jeffrey Sabby Office: Science Bldg, 2nd Floor, Room 2312 Phone: Office 650-5326, Main Office 650-2472 (leave message) Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 2:00 PM 3:00 PM Email: jsabby@siue.edu

Textbook: Physics A Strategic Approach, 2nd Edition. Randall Knight Coverage: It is anticipated that this course will cover chapters 26-36, 23 (Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics). A detailed plan of the course is given below. Class Meetings: Note: The following may require revision as the course progresses. January Monday 11 Introduction, Syllabus Tuesday 12 26.1-26.2 Wednesday 13 26.2-26.3 Thursday 14 26.4-26.5 Friday 15 No Class January Monday 18 Holiday No Class Tuesday 19 26.5-27.1 Wednesday 20 27.2-27.3 Thursday 21 27.4-27.5; Ch.26 HW due Friday 22 No Class January Monday 25 27.6-27.7 Tuesday 26 28.1-28.2 Wednesday 27 28.3-28.4 Thursday 28 28.4-28.5; Ch.27 HW due Friday 29 No Class February Monday 1 28.5-28.6 Tuesday 2 29.1-29.2 Wednesday 3 29.3-29.4 Thursday 4 29.4-29.5; Ch.28 HW due Friday 5 No Class February Monday 8 29.5-29.6 Tuesday 9 29.6 Wednesday 10 29.7 Thursday 11 Exam I (26-28) Friday 12 No Class February Monday 15 30.1-30.2 Tuesday 16 30.2-30.3; Ch.29 HW due Wednesday 17 30.4-30.5 Thursday 18 30.5-30.6 Friday 19 No Class February Monday 22 30.6-30.7 Tuesday 23 31.1-31.3 Wednesday 24 31.3-31.4; Ch.30 HW due Thursday 25 31.4-31.5 Friday 26 No Class March Monday 1 32.1-32.2 Tuesday 2 32.3-32.4 Wednesday 3 32.5-32.6 Thursday 4 32.7; Ch.31 HW due Friday 5 No Class

March Monday 8 Tuesday 9 Wednesday 10 Thursday 11 Friday 12 March Monday 15 Tuesday 16 Wednesday 17 Thursday 18 Friday 19 March Monday 22 Tuesday 23 Wednesday 24 Thursday 25 Friday 26 March-April Monday 29 Tuesday 30 Wednesday 31 Thursday 1 Friday 2 April Monday 5 Tuesday 6 Wednesday 7 Thursday 8 Friday 9 April Monday 12 Tuesday 13 Wednesday 14 Thursday 15 Friday 16 April Monday 19 Tuesday 20 Wednesday 21 Thursday 22 Friday 23 April Monday 26 Tuesday 27 Wednesday 28 Thursday 29 Friday 30

Spring Break No Class Spring Break No Class Spring Break No Class Spring Break No Class Spring Break No Class 32.8 Circuit Super Activity 32.9 Exam II (29-31) No Class 33.1-33.3 33.4-33.5; Ch.32 HW due 33.5-33.6 33.7-33.8 No Class 33.9-33.10 34.1-34.3 34.4-34.5; Ch.33 HW due 34.5-34.6 No Class 34.7-34.8 34.9-34.10 36.1-36.2 36.3; Ch.34 HW due No Class 36.4 36.5 36.6 Exam III (32-34) No Class 35.1-35.3 35.4-35.5; Ch.36 HW due 35.6 35.7 No Class 23.1-23.2 23.3-23.4 23.4-23.6; Ch.35 HW due 23.6-23.8 No Class

Group Activities: There will be 52 group activities (2 lowest will be dropped, 50 total). Each group activity is worth 3 points. Total of 150 points. Group activity will be given during the last 15 minutes of class. Group activities will be given everyday (except exam day). The activities will mainly be over the concepts related to the material covered in the lecture. If you are not in class for the group activity, you will receive zero (0) points. Each Student will be given two Excused Absences (2 lowest).

Recommended Homework: Note: I do not expect you to do all of the recommended problems, but I do expect you to try. Chapter 26 Exercises 1-67 odd Chapter 32 Chapter 27 Exercises 1-61 odd Chapter 33 Chapter 28 Exercises 1-53 odd Chapter 34 Chapter 29 Exercises 1-71 odd Chapter 36 Chapter 30 Exercises 1-77 odd Chapter 35 Chapter 31 Exercises 1-67 odd Chapter 23

Exercises 1-73 odd Exercises 1-75 odd Exercises 1-79 odd Exercises 1-63 odd Exercises 1-55 odd Exercises 1-77 odd

Assigned Homework: I will assign 6 problems I want you to hand in on the days given above and below. On each assignment, two problems (the same for everyone) will be chosen for detailed grading (worth 10 points). The remaining problems will be worth 1 point each, and 1 point will be given if the assignment is handed-in on-time. 15 points total per assignment. Total of 12 Homework assignments @ 15 points per assignment, 180 total points possible. No late homework will be accepted. Work that shows no clear steps and reasoning (i.e., answers only) will receive zero points. Each of the three chosen problems will be graded according to the following criteria: o Correct diagram or drawing, equations, and reasoning (4 points) o Correct final answer (1 point) The homework problems must be solved following the procedure used in the attached sample. You must follow this procedure in order to obtain a high grade in the homework. Homework Due Dates: Thursday January 21st Thursday January 28th Thursday February 4th Tuesday February 16th Wednesday February 24th Thursday March 4th Exams: Chapter 26 Chapter 27 Chapter 28 Chapter 29 Chapter 30 Chapter 31 Tuesday March 23rd Wednesday March 31st Thursday April 8th Tuesday April 20th Wednesday April 28th Monday May 3rd Chapter 32 Chapter 33 Chapter 34 Chapter 36 Chapter 35 Chapter 23

Exam #1 (Thursday February 11th) will cover Chapters 26-28 3 Chapters Exam #2 (Thursday March 18th) will cover Chapters 29-31 3 Chapters Exam #3 (Thursday, April 15th) will cover Chapters 32-34 3 Chapters Final Exam (Monday 3rd) will cover 26-36, 23 12 Chapters Note: Answers for exams will be posted after all students have taken the exam. Exam Setup (Each Exam is worth 85 points) 10 Multiple Choice Questions @ 3 points each (30 points total) 5 Basic Problems (Multiple Choice/Calculation), Pick any 4 out of the 5 @ 10 points each (40 points total) 1 Open Problem (Calculation) @ 15 points each (15 points total)

Final Exam: Final Exam: Monday May 3rd 6:30 to 8:30 PM; SL 1105 12 Chapters Notes: The Final Exam is required. Exam Setup (Final Exam is worth 150 points) 20 Multiple Choice Questions @ 3 points each (60 points total) 7 Basic Problems (Multiple Choice/Calculation), Pick any 6 out of the 7 @ 10 points each (60 points total) 2 Open Problems (Calculation) @ 15 points each (30 points total) Grading: The Exams 1-3 will be worth 85 points per test for a total of 255 points (~35%). The Final Exam is cumulative and will be worth 150 points (~20%) The Homework will be worth 180 points (~24.5%) total. The Activities will be worth 150 points (~20.5%) total. Total points possible for the class: 735 points Points 735-658 657-584 583-511 510-437 436-0 Percentage 100 - 90 89 - 80 79 - 70 69 - 60 59 - 0 Letter Grade A B C D F

Grading Scale:

This is a straight grading scale there will be no bargaining for grades. If you have 657 points at the end of the session, then you will receive a B.

Notes: Lectures: Due to the large amount of material covered in this course, it will not be possible to cover everything in the lecture. The purpose of the lectures will be to illustrate and explain the important and difficult concepts and their application to the solution of problems. In order for the lectures to have maximum effectiveness, you need to come prepared. The textbook is a valuable resource with examples and concept questions designed to help you. Therefore, it is essential that you read the material in the text and the lecture notes before the lecture. The lecture will be conducted in the following manner: I will give 10-15 minute mini-lecture on a topic or major concept. I will then work example problems in which I will discuss problem-solving strategies (15-20 minutes). At the end of each lecture, I will pose a question related to the material presented during the lecture in the activity (15-20 minutes). Lecture Notes: All PowerPoint notes will be posted on the SIUE Blackboard (http://bb.siue.edu). The course ID is PHYS152001-University Physics-Spring 2010. It is the students responsibility to print out the notes. Always bring the notes with you. Homework: Homework will be assigned for each chapter. Assigned problems will be posted on SIUE Blackboard. On each assignment, two problems (the same for everyone) will be chosen for detailed grading. All homework assignments must adhere to the following: 1) Your homework must be organized and neat (you may need to use pencil). 2) Write your name at top of first page. 3) Problems should be assembled in sequence and stapled. 4) Indicate your reasoning clearly. Make-Ups: There will be no make-ups for missed activities, homework, or exams (including the final exam). In case of illness or family crises, you must provide documentation to support your claim. Cheating: SIU policies on Academic Dishonesty and Academic Misconduct will be strictly followed. http://www.siue.edu/policies/3c2.shtml Withdrawals: The University Withdrawal Policy will be strictly followed. http://www.siue.edu/policies/2c1.shtml Extra Help: You are encouraged to visit the TAs or myself during office hours. TAs office hours will be held in room SL 2328. Special Accommodations: Students with special needs are encouraged to contact the instructor and/ or Disability Support Services (SSC 1270, 3726) prior to the third week of the course. If official university business requires you to miss a class, please contact the instructor in a timely fashion. http://www.siue.edu/dss/ Advice: Physics is hard! This is why I have assigned a lot of homework, activities, and exams. I believe that the best way to learn is to do, and that's why we will do a lot. All I ask from you is that you give me the best that you can do, and I will do my best to help you along the way. 1. Come to class! I expect regular attendance. If anyone leaves after an activity is given, that person will be given a zero for that activity. If you are too sick to attend class or have to be out of town, just let me know beforehand and I will give you an excused absence; otherwise you will get a zero (0) on any work done on that day. Call the number above and leave a message or email me. Read the assigned chapters before the first class meeting that week. Read your book carefully! Science is not like history. You cannot read it once and expect to retain everything that you read. Physics is more than reading a book. Physics is concepts. Concepts allow you to reason logically and that's what science is -- logic. So read the chapter once (quickly) and then read it again (slowly). Take time to understand the concepts of the chapter. Keep up. Do not cram all the information all at once (the homework and the activities will not allow you to get behind). I have no sympathy for people who fall behind! Come see me if you need help! Either after class, during office hours, or by appointment.

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No cell phones in class (especially picture phones)! TURN THEM OFF! Maintain quiet during class. Some students in class are here for a reason. They want to learn! It is extremely rude and disrespectful when people talk during class. Show up on time. Show up on time for exams! If you are late for an exam by a considerable amount of time, you may not get to take the exam. If you arrive before anyone finishes the exam, you may take the exam. If you arrive after the first person turns in his or hers exam, you will receive a zero on your exam! If you have any problems with the class, how it is being run, other students bothering you for answers, cheating, problems on grading homework or exams etc.... Come see me immediately. In these matters, come to my office hours or set up an appointment. I reserve the right to add to this list verbally in class.

Sample of Acceptable Homework Solutions Physics 152 Problem: Vector A has x and y components of 4.00 and 3.00 units, respectively; Vector B has x and y components of 1.00 and 5.00 units, respectively. Find the angle between A and B .

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Solution: 1- Draw a diagram to help visualizing the problem.

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\ 2- Write the given information. Ax=-4.00, Ay=3.00; Bx=1.00, By=-5.00

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Ax

Bx

A =-4.00i + 3.00j B =+1.00i 5.00j


3- Use the definition of the dot product to find . Dot product A B =ABcos()

By -y

AB 1 A B Then cos( ) = and thus = cos AB AB


4- Find A B .

A B =AxBx + AyBy=-4.00-15.0=-19.0
5- Find AB where A=| A | and B=| B |.
2 2 A = Ax + Ay = 16.0 + 9.00 = 25.0 = 5.00 2 2 B = B x + B y = 1.00 + 25.0 = 26.0 = 5.09

6- Now, we are ready to find by simply substituting the numbers in

AB 1 19.0 1 o = cos 1 AB = cos 25.5 = cos ( 0.745) = 138