Intro to Physics
Areas covered: Classical Mechanics
Instructor: Slaven Peleš
Lectures: MWRF 9:05-9:55 AM in Lecture Room 2, Howey Building
Quizzes: Mondays 6:00-7:30 PM in Lecture Room 1
Textbook: Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Randall D. Knight,
Your course standing
COURSE PREREQUISITE: Math 1502 or equivalent.
TEXT: Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Randall D. Knight, Volume 1.
The textbook is required to obtain the key for the online homework system.
LECTURES: Attendance for all lectures is strongly encouraged. You
will get a credit toward your final grade for the class participation.
Please note that being late for the lecture, or not having working PRS device is
considered as absence.
HOMEWORKS: Homework problems are assigned weekly, through Mastering Physics online system,
and are due Fridays by 11:00 PM. In addition, 3-4 essays
may be assigned during the term. Essays must be typed and have to be handed in
following Monday, before the lecture.
QUIZZES: Each quiz will be 80 min in length. All quizzes will take place in
Lecture Room 1 on Mondays between 6:00-7:30 PM. Four best quiz scores out of
five will count toward your final grade. There will be no make-up quizzes.
You must bring your student ID to all quizzes.
FINAL EXAMINATION: The final examination will cover comprehensive questions
for the semester's work. It is scheduled for Tuesday, December 13 2005,
from 11:30 am - 2:20 pm (Period 5).
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(best 4 out of 5)
|Final exam ||200
|Letter grades: |
For all questions about your quiz grade please contact the teaching
assistant who graded your test (see above).
Registration for this course takes three steps:
The deadline for Oscar registration
is Friday, 26 August. The other two steps must be completed before
Wednesday 31 August.
Register for this course through Oscar.
If you have all prerequistes for this course, you already know how to do
Register for Mastering Physics to access your homework assignments.
If you have registered for MasteringPhysics in the
just go to the
Mastering Physics page, log in with your
old User ID and Password, and use this course ID:
If you have not registered for Mastering Physics
go to the
Mastering Physics login page. Click on REGISTER
use the access code, which you got with your textbook,
to obtain your
Mastering Physics user ID and password.
Choose PHYS2211L as your Course ID, and
Georgia Tech ID number for your Student
Note that you cannot change
your Course ID or Student ID once you have submitted
Please type very carefully!
Register your Personal Response System device, a.k.a. clicker.
If you don't have a clicker, you can buy one from the bookstore.
Go to the
PRS registration page, and fill out the online form.
Choose class phys2211l_peles_9am from the pull-down menu.
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