Physics 3220 - Physics For Scientists II
3220-001: Tu Th 4:10-5:00 and Tu Hu 2:00-3:55 in HEB 2002 - map
Instructor: John DeFord
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Course Administrator: Mary Ann Woolf
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Text: There is no book required for the class, but one is recommended, and one other may be useful. The recommended book is Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics 3rd edition. This book is also used in Physics 4420 so that those of you who choose to get it will have use for it later. The other book is volume two of the Resnick, Halliday, and Krane book used last semester. It is simply a bit lower level than much of what we will be doing, but does have good explanations of many topics, and a lot of interesting problems. The main “text” will be notes which you are familiar with from last semester
Prerequisites: PHYS 3210 and MATH 1220
There is no book required for the class, but one is recommended, and one other may be useful. The recommended book is Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics 3rd edition. This book is often used in Physics 4420 so that those of you who choose to get it will have use for it later. The other book is volume two of the Resnick, Halliday, and Krane book. It is simply a bit lower level than much of what we will be doing, but does have good explanations of many topics, and a lot of interesting problems. The main “text” will be notes.
Homework will be assigned each week due the following Tuesday.. You are encouraged to work together on the homework and I will be happy to provide assistance.
There will be two take home hour exams and a take home final, as listed in the course schedule. As last semester, these are intended to be a learning experience.
Since all of you are very good this is generally an A B class. I am not interested in ranking you – I am interested in you really learning and enjoying the process. This should be an extremely enjoyable experience. As last semester, Tony and I will do everything possible to make it so.
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