Syllabus Spring 2018 Physics 20800 GH


PHYS 20800 Spring 2018 GH-GH5

Alexander Punnoose apunnoose@ccny.cuny.edu office:425/426 Marshak

Lectures Mon/Wed: 5:15-6:55pm (PLS NOTE TIME CHANGE)

Mon and Wed labs will begin at 7:00pm (Note: Tue Feb 20th follows Mon schedule, lab begins at 6:50pm)

Office hours Mon/Wed: 7:00-8:00pm

Text Book (Req) Physics Halliday & Resnnick 10ed

Approx 1.5 lectures per chapter

MODULE 1 (Waves) Chapters
Jan 29 - Feb 26; No Class - Mon Feb 12, 19;
Class on Tue Feb 20 (Mon sch) 16-17 (Strings and Sound); 33-36 (Light)
Feb 28 (Wed): Exam 1 review
Mar 5 (Mon) - Exam 1 5:15-6:45 pm (90 mins)

MODULE 2 (Electrostatics) Chapters
Mar 7- Mar 26; 21-25 (Eelctrostatics);
Mar 28 (Wed): Exam 2 review
Apr 9 (Mon) - Exam 2 5:15-6:45 pm

MODULE 3 (Currents and Magnetism) Chapters
Apr 16 - May 14 26-27 (circuits); 28-30 (magnetism)
May 16 (Wed) - last class; Exam 3 review
May 23 (Wed) Final EXAM 6:00-8:15 pm Tentative

Grading: No make up exams. Exams 30% (exam 1) +30% (exam 2) +30% (final exam) + 10% (lab)
A grade > 80%, B grade > 60%, C grade > 40%, D grade > 20%; no curving

Academic Integrity:
Academic dishonesty is prohibited in CUNY. Penalties for academic dishonesty include academic sanctions,
such as failing or otherwise reduced grades, and/or disciplinary sanctions, including suspension or expulsion.

Use of electronic devices:
Cell phones and other recording devices are STRICTLY not permitted in class - marks will be deducted after 1st warning.