University of California San Diego, Department of Physics

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Spring 2013 Physics 4B Webpage

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- Final results are posted. You can pick up your final and quiz5 at 2591 MHA (Mayer Hall Addition) Fri 1-4:30 or Mon-Thu 8-12. Have a good Summer!
- Final exam solutions are posted.
- Final exam is Tuesday, June 11th, 11:30am-2:29pm, York 4080A. Closed book. Please bring a blank blue book, a calculator, a pen (no regrades for quizzes written in pencil) and one sheet single- or double-sided with formulas (some words defining meaning of symbols only ok, no pictures). Guidelines: Show all your work in your blue book. No credit will be given for results with no explanation where they came from. Write clearly and legibly. Scratch out/cross out as much as needed, no penalty nor credit for it. Only what's not scratched out will be considered.
- Homework set 10 problems are posted.
- Fifth quiz is Monday, June 3rd, on Chpts. 19 and 20 excluding sects. 20-9 and 20-11. Quiz is closed book. Please bring a blank blue book, a calculator, a pen (no regrades for quizzes written in pencil) and a sheet with formulas (no words, no pictures).
- Solutions to homework set 9 are posted.
- Monday is a holiday, so no office hours nor problem session. Instructor office hour is rescheduled for Tue 2pm-3pm.
- Homework set 9 problems and questions are posted.
- The problem session tomorrow, Thursday 5/23, will start 1 hour later, at 6:05pm at Solis 109, instead of at 5pm. The second hour of that problem session will be held next Monday, 5/27, 5-5:50pm, in Mayer Hall 5623.
- Quiz 4 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 8 problems and questions are posted.
- Fourth quiz is Monday, May 20th, on Chpts. 18 and 19 excluding Sect. 19-10. Quiz is closed book. Please bring a blank blue book, a calculator, a pen (no regrades for quizzes written in pencil) and a sheet with formulas (no words, no pictures).
- Homework set 7 problems and questions are posted.
- Quiz 3 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 6 problems and questions are posted.
- Third quiz is Monday, May 6th, on Chpts. 16 and 17. Quiz is open book (textbook). Please bring a blank blue book, a calculator, a pen (no regrades for quizzes written in pencil), your textbook and (optional) a sheet with formulas (no words, no pictures).
- Homework set 5 problems and questions are posted.
- Quiz 2 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 4 problems and questions are posted.
- Second quiz is this Monday, April 22nd, on Chpts. 14 and 15. Please bring a blank blue book, a calculator, and a sheet with formulas (no words, no pictures).
- Homework set 3 problems and questions are posted.
- There is problem section today (4/11), 5pm-6pm, Solis 109.
- Quiz 1 solutions are posted.
- First quiz is this Monday, April 8th, on Chpt. 13. Please bring a blank blue book, a calculator, and a sheet with a few formulas (no words, no pictures).
- Homework set 2 problems and questions are posted.
- Giancoli's 3rd edition is on reserve (4th edition will be there next week), note that the problem numbering may be different from the 4th edition.. To make sure you do the assigned problems if you are using 3rd ed rather than 4th please find the problems at the "Homework assignments and solutions" link below.
- First lecture is Monday April 1st, 6pm, CSB004.
- Topics for week 1: Chpt. 13
- Homework set 1 problems and questions are posted.
**Please include 4B in the subject line when you send email about the course**

Lectures:Tu - Th, 11am-12:20pm, York 4080A ; M, 6:00-6:50pm, CSB004

Quizzes:Some Mondays, 6:00-6:50, CSB004.

Discussion:W 4-4:50pm, York 4080A

Problems:Thursdays, 5pm-6:50pm, Solis 109

Final exam:June 11th, 11:30am-2:29pm, York 4080A

Course Text:Giancoli, Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th Edition. The course will cover Chpts. 13 to 20.Course Description:See General Catalog

Academic Integrity:UCSD policy on academic integrity (i.e. cheating) will be strictly enforced. Please see the website Academic Integrity: Official Policy, use common sense, and ask the instructor if in doubt.

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

Office Hours: Mondays 2pm-3pm or by appt.

Teaching Assistant:Prarit Agarwal, pagarwal@ucsd.edu

Office Hours:Fridays 4pm-5pm or by appt, Mayer Hall 4238.

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS: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. Homeworks will not be graded.

QUIZZES:Closed-book quizzes will be given on alternate Mondays, the first one on April 8th. There will be lectures on the other Mondays. There will be no make-up quizzes.

COURSE GRADEwill be computed from the average of the 5 quizzes (50%) and the (closed book) final exam (50%). If you need to miss a quiz due to unavoidable circumstances AND notify the instructor beforehand, it will not be counted and the final exam will count 10% more.

- 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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