[OSU Physics logo]

Physics 262 -- Winter 2012

Welcome to the Physics 262 home page!
URL: http://www.physics.ohio-state.edu/~kilcup/262/

Announcements and recent changes:

Contents of this Page


*Send Comments or Questions about Physics 26x

You can send a message anonymously using the comment box or just send regular email below.

Anonymous Comments on 26x

Type your comments in the space below and then "press" Send Comments.
Your identity will not be recorded. (If you doubt this, use a public machine or one in Smith 1011.)
A corollary is that I can't reply to anonymous messages.




Ordinary (not anonymous) Email

Send email to Prof. Kilcup at kilcup@mps.ohio-state.edu

If you are sending mail through Netscape on a public machine (such as the ones in Smith 1011S), be sure to use the Preferences menu (under the Options menu) to change your "Mail and News" entries. Change to YOUR name and email address before you send mail and change to blanks after you send your message(s).

Return to Contents


*General Information about Physics 262

Course title:
Physics 262: Particles and Waves 2
Texts:
Introduction to Classical Mechanics by D. Morin (available as an ebook)
Basic Training in Mathematics by Shankar
Topics to be covered:

  • Angular Momentum
  • Central Force Motion
  • Rigid Body Motion
  • Noninertial Systems and Fictious Forces
  • Math Methods (Shankar)
    
    
     
    Meeting Schedule:
    Regular lecture days: MTW in room Smith 1009 and occasional Fridays
    Small group day: Thursday in room 1094 @ 10.30, 11.30, 12.30 or 1.30
    Friday will generally be reserved for "office hours" (i.e. homework dojo) in SM1094, with a couple regular class sessions in SM 1009 in weeks where we miss the Monday (i.e. the first week and after the MLK holiday)
    Grade Weighting:
    Assigned problems [30%]
    Midterm [30%] : Thursday 9 Feb, 7pm in SM 1005 *or* during the day Friday 10 Feb, starting at 10am in SM1094
    Final [40%] Monday 12 March 11.30 in SM1009

    Instructors:
    Prof. Gregory Kilcup
    office: M2030 PRB
    email: kilcup@physics.ohio-state.edu
    phone: 946-0276
    Tutor:
    Andrew Dougherty (dougherty.63@osu.edu)
    Graders:


  • Return to Contents


    *Problem Sets

    Homework is due at the end of the day of the afternoon in the boxes on top of the mailboxes in room 1011. Late homework good for 90 percent credit on the following Monday, or 80 percent up to one week late. We will drop your lowest homework score.

    *Handouts and Notebooks


    *Interesting Links


    Return to Contents



    Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.
    [OSU Physics] [Math and Physical Sciences] [Ohio State University]