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University of California San Diego, Department of Physics
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Spring 2016 Physics 4E Webpage

Welcome to Physics 4E, Quantum Physics, Spring 2016


Course Materials:

Course Information:

Lectures: M, 4-4:50pm, MYR-A 2623; Tu, Th 12:30-1:50pm, MYR-A 2623 (except Th March 30 in Mayer 4322)
Quizzes: some Mondays (see Course Schedule), 4-4:50pm, MYR-A 2623. Attendance required.
Discussion: W 4-4:50pm, MYR-A 2623
Problems: Th 6-7:50 pm, York 4050A
Take-home exam: tba
Final exam: Monday June 6, 11:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., MYR-A 2623
Course Text: Tipler and Llewellyn, Modern Physics, 6th Edition
Text website: http://bcs.whfreeman.com/tiplermodernphysics6e/
Course Description: See General Catalog

Instructor and TA Information -

Instructor: Jorge Hirsch, 5310 Mayer Hall, Ext. 4-3931, e-mail: jhirsch@ucsd.edu
                     Office Hour: Fr 11-12, MH 5310

Teaching Assistant: Daniel Ben-Zion, dbenzion@physics.ucsd.edu
                                     Office Hour: M 2:3 pm, 5202 Mayer Hall

Course Format

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: Quizzes will be given on alternate Mondays, the first one on April 11th (four quizzes). There will be lectures on the other Mondays. There will be no make-up quizzes.
TAKE-HOME EXAM: There will be a take-home exam on the 9th or 10th week. Individual work is required.
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 (10% each), the take-home exam will count 15%, and the final exam will count for 45% of the course grade.
Grading scale (approximate): A: >80 %, B: >60%, C: >40%, D: >30%.

General Information