.. Physics - 2C Winter 2018
University of California San Diego, Department of Physics
Winter 2018 Physics 2C Webpage

Welcome to Physics 2C, Fluids, Waves, Thermodynamics, and Optics, Winter 2018

You will learn about thermodynamics, fluids, waves, and optics in this course (in that order).

To do well in this course it is important to attend all lectures, discussion and problem sessions, pay attention during them, ask questions when you don't understand, and take notes. Also, to work on the problem assignments every week, to come to office hours especially if you are falling behind, and to read the textbook as well as other books on reserve.


Course Materials:

Course Information:

Lectures: TuTh 3:30p-4:50p, F 10:00a-10:50a YORK 2722
Quizzes: some Fridays, 10:00a-10:50a YORK 2722 (see Course and Quiz Schedule above)
Discussion 1: W 5:00p-5:50p PCYNH 1062
Discussion 2: W 6:00p-6:50p PCYNH 1062
Problems: M 6:00p-7:50p WLH 2005, and Friday Jan 12, 6:00p-7:50p WLH 2005

Course Text: Halliday Resnick 10th edition, Fundamentals of Physics. You can get hard copy at the bookstore.
For electronic version, sign in at www.wileyplus.com/class/613398, use PROMO CODE: UCS63 to be charged $49 instead of $140 (works when selecting Online Access only option). It also gives you a 14 days free trial period. READ THIS FOR DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS

Course Description: See General Catalog
Final exam: Tuesday 3 – 6 p.m.

Instructor and TA Information -

Instructor: Jorge E. Hirsch, 5310 Mayer Hall, Ext. 4-3931, e-mail: jhirsch@ucsd.edu
                     Office Hours: Monday 1:30 - 2:30 pm, Friday 1:30 - 2:30 pm
                     5310 Mayer Hall is near southwest corner of building, outside balcony
Teaching Assistant: Shauna Kravec, e-mail: smkravec@gmail.com
             Office Hours: Wed 2-3pm, 4226 Mayer Hall, and Mon 2-3pm and Tu 3-4pm, MHA 2702 (Physics Tutorial Center)

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