University of California San Diego, Department of Physics
Spring 2017 Physics 4E Webpage
Welcome to Physics 4E, Quantum Physics, Spring 2017
Final solution for prob. 5 was corrected
Final grade histogram is posted
Final solutions are posted
Quiz 4 solutions are posted
Homework for week 10 is posted.
Quiz 4 is Monday June 5, 4pm, MYR-A 2623. Please bring a new blue book, a calculator, a pen (not pencil) and (at most) 1 page of formulas, single sided.
The quiz will cover Chpt. 7 and Chpt. 8 excluding Sects. 8.3 and 8.5. Also included is the first part of Sect. 9.4 of Chpt. 9, that was discussed in class.
Change of due date: graded problem assignment 9 is due 6/8 instead of 6/5.
Quiz 3 is Monday May 15, 4pm, MYR-A 2623. Please bring a new blue book, a calculator, a pen (not pencil) and (at most) 1 page of formulas, single sided.
The quiz will cover the rest of Chpt. 5 and all of Chpt. 6
Quiz 2 is Monday May 1, 4pm, MYR-A 2623. Please bring a new blue book, a calculator, a pen (not pencil) and (at most) 1 page of formulas, single sided.
The quiz will cover Chpt. 4 (2 questions) and Chpt. 5 (1 question)
except for Sects. 5.4 and 5.7 of the text.
Problems from the book will be assigned every week,
solutions will be posted on the web page. To fully
understand the material, you should work most of the problems on your own without help of the solution key.
These homeworks will not be graded.
GRADED HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS:
One more challenging problem will be assigned every week, which will be graded.
There will be a total of 9 such assignments, to be handed in at the beginning of
every Monday lecture (or quiz) starting the second Monday.
This will count for 10% of the grade.
Quizzes will be given on alternate Mondays (four quizzes), the first one
on April 17th, see Course Schedule. There will be lectures on the other Mondays.
There will be no make-up quizzes.
FINAL EXAM: There will be an in-class final exam on finals week.
COURSE GRADE: The four quizzes will count for 40% of the course grade
the graded homework assigmentms will count 10%, and
the final exam will count for 50% of the course grade.
Grading scale (approximate): A: >80 %, B: >60%, C: >40%, D: >30%.