Physics 237, Spring 2018.

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:

Dev Ashish Khaitan (dkhaitan@pas.rochester.edu)

Yuxuan Cao (ycao17@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 (Dewey 2110D).  

 

Workshops:

Mondays: B&L 269, 1650 - 1805 (Dev Ashish Khaitan)

Wednesdays: HYLAN 203, 1650 - 1805 (Yuxuan Cao)

Thursdays: HYLAN 102, 1650 - 1805 (Dev Ashish Khaitan)

Workshops will start on Monday January 29.  

 

Office Hours:

Frank Wolfs: Wednesdays between 10.00 am and 12.00 pm and by appointment (B&L 203A).

Dev Ashish Khaitan: Thursdays 2 pm - 3 pm in B&L 203G.

Yuxuan Cao: Thursdays 8 pm - 9 pm in the POA.

 

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 polic 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 will need to be dropped of in the Physics 237 homework locker, across from B&L 106.

 

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:

Tuesday February 20 (8.00 am - 9.30 am, location Dewey 2162)

Tuesday March 27 (8.00 am - 9.30 am, location B&L 109)

Tuesday April 24 (8.00 am - 9.30 am, location B&L 109)

 

Final exam:

Tuesday May 8, 7.15 pm - 10.15 pm (B&L 109

 

 

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