Honors Physics 132 -- Winter, 2010
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3:30 Final Solutions
Six Ideas Unit E Programs
Contents
Instructors & office hours
General info
Homework Problem Sets
Exams
-- schedule
Seminar Articles
-- seminar articles
Lecture & Test Notes
-- selected
Mathematica Notebooks
Some links of interest
Instructor:
Prof. Robert Perry
M2056 Physics Research Building
perry@mps.ohio-state.edu
397-1031 (work cell phone)
Prof. Perry's Office Hours
Available in Smith student lounge the hour before class on days homework is due.
Available in my office most days from 10:30-1:30.
Ask for time any day after lecture or by email.
Graders:
Ms. Jin Yang
3016 PRB
614-247-8274
yangjin@mps.ohio-state.edu
Mr. Yaser Helal
3026 PRB
614-247-8248
yhhelal@mps.ohio-state.edu
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General Information about Honors 132
Course title:
Honors Physics 132: Relativity, Electricity & Magnetism
Texts:
Six Ideas That Shaped Physics, Units R & E
, 2nd Edition, by Thomas A. Moore
Topics to be covered:
Galilean & Special Relativity Electricity & Magnetism
Meeting Schedule:
Five days each week at 2:30 pm or 3:30 pm in Smith 1094
0th order Grade Weighting:
Homework [15%]
Labs [10%]
Exams [3 x 25%]
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Problem Sets
Homework due dates and times announced in class and here. Turn homework in at start of class.
Late homework must be turned in by next class, 25% off.
Graded homework returned in class the next week and solutions posted here.
Hwk #1 (due Fri Jan 8) --- R1B.2, R1B.5, R1S.5, R1S.7
solutions
Hwk #2 (due Tue Jan 12) --- R2B.2, R2B.8, R2S.7
solutions
Hwk #3 (due Fri Jan 15) --- R3B.5, R3S.4, R3R.2, R3A.1, R4B.4, R4S.2, R4S.5
solutions
Hwk #4 (due Fri Jan 22) --- R6S.5, R6S.7, R6R.2, R6A.1, R7B.8, R7S.1, R7R.2
solutions
Hwk #5 (due Tue Jan 26) --- R9B.7, R9S.4, R9S.9, R9S.12, R10S.3, R10S.6, R10S.8, R10R.1
solutions
Hwk #6 (due Fri Feb 5) --- E1: B.2, B.6, B.9, S.2, S.6, A.1; E2: B.7, B.9, S.2, S.6
problems missing in 3rd edition
solutions
Hwk #7 (due Tue Feb 9) --- E3: B.2, B.5, B.9, S.4, S.6, S.7
problems
solutions
Hwk #8 (due Fri Feb 12) --- E4: B.1, B.4, B.7, S.2, S.5, S.8
problems
solutions
Hwk #9 (due Tue Feb 16) --- E5: B.2, B.10, S.2, S.6, S.9, R.1
problems
solutions
Hwk #10 (due Wed Feb 24) --- E6: B.2, B.5, B.8, S.3, S.5, A.2
problems
solutions
Hwk #11 (due Fri Feb 26) --- E7: B.5, B.8, B.11, S.2, S.4, S.14
problems
solutions
Hwk #12 (due Wed Mar 3) -- E8: B.1, B.2, B.8, S.2, S.6, S.11, R.1
problems
solutions
Hwk #13 (due Fri Mar 12) -- E9: R.1, R.2; E10: S.2, S.4, A.1; E11: S.8, R.1; E12: S.6, A.1; E13: S.1, A.1; E14: S.2, R.1
problems
solutions
E10A.1 problem
E10A.1 solution
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Examinations
- No notes or books should be used other than those provided.
Exam 1.1: Thursday, Jan. 21, in class
Sample questions for 1st exam
Solutions for Exam 1, Day 1
Exam 1.2: Friday, Jan. 22, in class
Solutions for Exam 1, Day 2
Exam 2.1: Thursday, Feb. 18, class time, Smith Lecture Room (PRB 1080)
Notes for exam 2.1
Sample exam 2.1 questions
Solutions for Exam 2, Day 1
Exam 2.2: Friday, Mar. 5, class time, Smith Lecture Room (PRB 1080)
Sample exam 2.2 questions
Solutions for Exam 2, Day 2
Exam 3: 3:30 section - Monday, Mar 15, 3:30-5:18, Smith Lecture Room (PRB 1080)
Exam 3: 2:30 section - Tuesday, Mar 16, 1:30-3:18, Smith Lecture Room (PRB 1080)
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Lecture Notes
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Articles
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Mathematica Notebooks
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Some links of interest
Wikipedia entry on special relativity
The Future of Physics
Furnstahl's Mathematica Resources
Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia on quantum mechanics
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Physics Nobel Laureates
Nobel Prize Internet Archive
JOBS IN PHYSICS
Eric Weisstein's World of Physics
Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics
Eric Weisstein's World of Science
Relativity Links and Movies - just here because I like them
Einstein Light
Relativity Web Pages and Movies
Relativistic Flyby
Another Relativistic Flyby
Flight through Stonehenge
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