Physics 237, Spring 2020.

Department of Physics and Astronomy | University of Rochester
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Course Information

Instructor:

Professor F. L. H. Wolfs
Department of Physics and Astronomy, B&L 203A
Telephone: (585) 275 - 4937
Email: wolfs@pas.rochester.edu
URL: http://teacher.pas.rochester.edu/

Teaching Assistant:

Carter Ball (cball9@u.rochester.edu)
Sayat Mimar (smimar@ur.rochester.edu)
Adina Ripin (aripin@u.rochester.edu)

Text:

Robert Eisberg and Robert Resnick, Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei, and Particles, Second Edition (required).  

Course Homepage:

http://teacher.pas.rochester.edu/Phy237/Phy237HomePage.shtml

Lectures:

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12.30 pm - 1.45 pm (Gavet 206).  

Workshops:

The following workshops are offered:

  1. Mondays: 1650 - 1820 (Sayat Mimar) - Zoom Link
  2. Wednesdays: HYLAN 203, 1650 - 1820 (Adina Ripin) - Zoom Link
  3. Thursdays: HYLAN 102, 1650 - 1820 (Carter Ball) - Zoom Link

Workshops will start on Monday January 27.  

Office Hours:

Frank Wolfs:

Wednesdays between 9.00 am and 11.00 am and by appointment - Zoom Link

TAs:

  1. Adina Ripin,Wednesdays 12.45 - 1.45 pm - Zoom Link
  2. Carter Ball, Wednesdays 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm - Zoom Link
  3. Sayat Mimar, Thursdays 3 pm - 4 pm - Zoom Link

Academic honesty:

The academic honesty policy of the U of R is outlined here.

You are required to complete the honor pledge on each homework assignment and on each exam.

Violations of the academic honesty policy are not tolerated. Violations include, copying homework assignments from other students, using on-line version of the "Instructor Solutions Manual" or other published solutions to the homework problems. Other examples of violations can be found here.

Consequences of violations of the academic honesty policy:

  • Using illegal source to complete a homework assignment will results in a one-letter grade lowering of your course grade on the first offense. A second offense will result in an E as your final course grade.
  • Violations of the academic honesty policy during any of the midterm exams or the final exam (including bringing your cell phone to the exam) will result in an E as your final course grade.

Homework:

Homework will be assigned each Friday. The homework is due the following Friday at noon (EDT) will need to be emailed to the following address: phy237homework@phlnx3.pas.rochester.edu.

Final Grade:

The final grade will be the weighted average of:

  1. Final exam (30-35%)
  2. 3 Mid-term exams (15-20% each)
  3. Homework (25%)

Midterm exams:

There are three midterm exams:

  1. Tuesday February 18 (8.00 am EST - 9.30 am EST)
  2. Tuesday March 31 (8.00 am EDT - 9.30 am EDT)
  3. Tuesday April 21 (8.00 am EDT - 9.30 am EDT)

Final exam:

Wednesday May 6 (7.15 pm - 10.15 pm, location TBD)

Course credit:

This course follows the College credit hour policy for four-credit courses. This course meets two times weekly for three academic hours per week. The course also includes a recitation for one and one half academic hour per week.

 

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