Published on December 6, 2007
Honors Physics IIPhysics 272, Spring 2007: Honors Physics II Physics 272, Spring 2007 Electricity & Magnetism Lectures: Prof. Douglas Bergman Recitations: Brian Vancil http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ugrad/272/ Textbook: Textbook Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Serway and Jewett, Sixth Edition. Student Solution Manual and Study Guide WebAssign (special card for S&J) Personal Response System (PRS) Unit (sold with S&J) Grades: Grades Point of grades is to assess your understanding of the material. PRS Questions Homework (WebAssign) Quizzes in Recitation Three in class exams (1 hour each) Final Exam Grades: Grades Point of grades is to assess your understanding of the material. PRS Questions 5% Homework (WebAssign) 10% Quizzes in Recitation 15% Three in class exams (1 hour each) 30% Final Exam 40% Homework: Homework WebAssign: Internet based homework service. www.physics.rutgers.edu/ugrad/272/WebAssignHowTo2005.html Buy WebAssign access card at bookstore or online at WebAssign.net. (Special for our textbook). Log on at WebAssign.net -Username: 1st letter of last name + all 9 digits of RUID George Bush, id=123456789 b123456789 -Institution: “rutgers”, Password: student id. (change it; might be same as last year) NOTE: Make sure WebAssign has your email on record. Homework: Homework Typically due at 1 AM each Monday (that’s really Sunday night) There is one due next Monday! Typically available after lecture the previous Monday Except for this week’s, which is only available now Don’t expect to get any extensions! Quizzes: Quizzes 10 minute, during recitation, on material from the last homework. - Easy and straightforward. - No makeup quizzes. - We will drop the lowest two quiz grades. In Class Exams: In Class Exams Three in class exams: - Feb 14 - Mar 21 - Apr 19 One hour each. A single sheet with formulas will be allowed. Calculators will be allowed. Inform us now if there are conflicts with these dates. Final Exam: Final Exam Scheduled during final exam period at the end of term. (May 3, 8 AM, in Physics Lecture Hall) Will cover the entire course, including material covered after the third in-class exam. Online Gradebook: Online Gradebook I will be keeping the grades in the Online Gradebook. Students have access to their scores at https://physcgi.rutgers.edu~Egbook/ student.pl?272&semester=spring2007 Login and password as for email (RUID, etc) Instructors: Instructors Lectures: Prof. Douglas Bergman Recitations: Brian Vancil You should email us with questions. We will try to answer emails in ~2 days or so. E-mails are a professional communication and should be written as such.