University of California San Diego, Department of Physics

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Winter 2016 Physics 2D Webpage

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- Final and total grades are posted. Have a good break!
- Quiz 5 grades are posted.
- Final exam solutions are posted.
- Final exam is Tuesday 11:30am-2:29pm, York 2622. Formula sheet for final will be the same as for quiz 5.
- Final's week office hours: TA Monday 11am-noon and 4:30-5:30pm, Instructor Monday 1:30-1:55pm and 2:10-3pm
- Quiz 5 solutions are posted.
- Fifth quiz is Friday, March 11th, on the topics of Chpts. 8 and 9 covered in class and in hw 9th and 10th.
- Formulas for quiz 5 are posted, go to "Quiz solutions" link.
- Homework set 10 and solutions are posted.
- Quiz 4 grades are posted.
- Quiz 4 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 9 and solutions are posted.
- Formulas for quiz 4 are posted, go to "Quiz solutions" link.
- Fourth quiz is Friday, Feb 26th, on the topics of Chpts. 6 and 7 covered in class and in hw 7th and 8th.
- Corrected quiz 3 grades are posted.
- Homework set 8 and solutions are posted.
- Instructor office hour this week only: Wed 11:30am-12:30pm
- Quiz 3 grades are posted.
- Homework set 7 and solutions are posted.
- Quiz 3 solutions are posted.
- Third quiz is Friday, Feb 12th, on Bohr atom, correspondence principle, de Broglie relations, wave packets, Heisenberg uncertainty relations, wave-particle duality (no Rutherford)
- Formulas for quiz 3 are posted, go to "Quiz solutions" link.
- Homework set 6 and solutions are posted.
- Quiz 2 grades are posted.
- Quiz 2 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 5 and solutions are posted.
- Formulas for quiz 2 are posted, go to "Quiz solutions" link.
- Second quiz is Friday, Jan 29th, on Chpt. 3 and Chpt. 4 Sects. 4.1, 4.2
- Homework set 4 and solutions are posted.
- Homework set 3 and solutions are posted.
- Quiz 1 grades are posted.
- Appendices to Ch3: calculation of number of modes in cavity and Planck's derivation of average E.
- Quiz 1 solutions are posted.
- Formulas for quiz 1 are posted, go to "Quiz solutions" link.
- First quiz is Friday, Jan 15th, on Chpts. 1, 2
- Homework set 2 and solutions are posted.
- Reminder, lecture this Friday, Jan. 8th, 3:00-3:50pm, CENTR 119.
- TA Office Hours Mondays 4:30-5:30 pm, Wednesday 11am-noon, MHA 2702 (Physics Tutorial Center)
- First problem section is Thursday Jan 7th. Don't forget to attend.
- First discussion section is Wed Jan 6th. Don't forget to attend.
- First lecture is Tuesday, January 5th.
- Homework set 1 and solutions are posted (see link below "Homework assignments and solutions").
How I created the theory of relativity (pdf); Einstein's first and second 1905 papers on relativity.- What was covered in lectures in W 2011, for illustration
Course organization, requirements and syllabus (first day handout)Please read the "Students' Responsibilities" section on page 1 of the UCSD Policy on Integrity of Scholarship, here is a pdfPlease include 2d or 2D in the subject line when you send email about the course, so it goes to the right mailbox

Course organization, requirements and syllabus (first day handout)Homework assignments and solutionsTopics in classical physics to read ahead of the lecturesQuiz solutionsQuiz gradesCourse and Quiz ScheduleBooks on reserveWeb linksUCSD Policy on Integrity of Scholarship (pdf) (for more information go to this web site)

Lectures:Tu, Th 12:30-1:50pm, YORK 2622, F 3:00-3:50pm, CENTR 119

Quizzes:some Fridays, 3-3:50pm, CENTR 119 (see Course and Quiz Schedule above)

Discussion:Wed 3-3:50pm, YORK 2622

Problems:Th 7pm-8:50pm, CENTR 214

Course Text:Serway, Moses, Moyer,Modern Physics,Third Edition (2005).

Serway book website

Course Description:See General Catalog

Final exam: TBA

Instructor:Jorge E. Hirsch, 5310 Mayer Hall, Ext. 4-3931, e-mail: jhirsch@ucsd.edu

Office Hours: Monday 1:30 - 2:30 pm

5310 Mayer Hall is near southwest corner of building, outside balcony

Teaching Assistant:Saurabh Mogre, e-mail: smogre@ucsd.edu

Office Hours:Monday 4:30-5:30 pm, Wednesday 11am-noon, MHA 2702 (Physics Tutorial Center)

- For extra help, try the Physics Department Evening Tutorial Center
- Students with Disabilities
- UCSD Physics Courses Homepage
- Physics Department Web page
- TritonLink - UCSD student website.

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