- Final solutions are posted.
- Final is Wed, December 7, 11:30 am. Please bring a blue book and a calculator. Formulas that will be given with the final are posted, go to link "Quiz solutions" below and look at them.
- Quiz 5 solutions are posted.
- Quiz 5 is this Friday, December 2. Please bring a blue book and a calculator. Formulas that will be given with the quiz are posted, go to link "Quiz solutions" below and look at them.
- Homework set 10 is posted
- Quiz 4 grades histogram is posted, see Quiz grades link in Course Materials.
- Quiz 4 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 9 is posted
- Quiz 4 is this Friday, November 18. Please bring a blue book and a calculator. Formulas that will be given with the quiz are posted, go to link "Quiz solutions" below and look at them.
- Homework set 8 is posted
- Quiz 3 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 7 is posted
- Quiz 3 is this Friday, November 4. Please bring a blue book and a calculator. Formulas that will be given with the quiz are posted, go to link "Quiz solutions" below and look at them.
- Homework set 6 is posted
- Quiz 2 grades histogram is posted, see Quiz grades link in Course Materials.
- Quiz 2 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 5 is posted
- Quiz 2 is this Friday, October 21. Please bring a blue book and a calculator. Formulas that will be given with the quiz are posted, go to link "Quiz solutions" below and look at them.
- Homework set 4 is posted
- Calculation of number of modes in cavity
- Quiz 1 grades histogram is posted, see Quiz grades link in Course Materials.
- Quiz 1 solutions are posted.
- Homework set 3 is posted
- Quiz 1 is this Friday, October 7. Please bring a blue book and a calculator. Formulas that will be given with the quiz are posted, go to link "Quiz solutions" below and look at them.
- Homework set 2 is posted
- Lecture notes are here
- First lecture is Thursday, September 22.
- First discussion section is Wed September 28.
- First problem section is Th September 29.
- First quiz is Friday Oct. 7.
- Homework set 1 is posted (see link below "Homework assignments and solutions").
- Please read the "Students' Responsibilities" section on page 1 of the UCSD Policy on Integrity of Scholarship, here is a pdf. If in doubt, ask.
Please include 2d or 2D in the subject line when you send email about the course, so it goes to the right mailboxReading material:How I created the theory of relativity (pdf); Einstein's first and second 1905 papers on relativity.You can access this page from your browser at https://course.physics.ucsd.edu/2022/Fall/physics2d/

Lectures:Tu, Th 11:00a-12:20p, MYR-A 2702; F 12-12:50, MYR-A 2702

Quizzes:some Fridays 12-12:50p, MYR-A 2702 (see Schedule of lectures and quizzes link above)

Discussion:Wed 4-4:50p, Centr 218

Problems:Th 5:00-6:50p, MYR-A 2702

Course Text:Kenneth Krane,Modern Physics,Fourth Edition, Wiley, 2019. Get book at UCSD bookstore , or Wiley, or here , or elsewhere (amazon etc).

Course Description:See General Catalog

Final exam: Wednesday December 7, 11:30am-2:29pm, MYR-A 2702.

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

Office Hours: In person or for zoom click here : M 1:30 - 2:30 pm, F 2:00 - 3:00 pm, or by appt.

Teaching Assistant:Thomas H.T. Wong, e-mail: h7wong@ucsd.edu

Office Hours:In person or for zoom click here Tu 4-5pm, SERF 433, or by appt.

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 the problems on your own without help of the solution key. The homeworks will not be graded.

DISCUSSION AND PROBLEM SECTIONS:Attendance and participation isstrongly encouraged.

QUIZZES:Quizzes will be given on alternate Fridays (five quizzes), see Schedule of lectures and quizzes. There will be lectures on the other Fridays.

FINAL EXAM:There will be an in-class final exam on finals week.

COURSE GRADE:50% final, 50% five quizzes, or 60% final, 40% four quizzes. Or other combinations if approved by instructor for valid reasons.

Grading scale: A: >85 %, B: >65%, C: >45%, D: >30%.

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

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