LECTURES: All lectures are in 109 Nicholson Hall.
Sec. 4:
TTh 10:40AM–12:00N
Instructor: J.
P. Dowling
Office
hours: TTh, 12:00N–1:00PM, 453
Nicholson Hall
(other times by appointment made in
advance by email)
TAs:
Chen
Chen, 265 Nicholson Hall
FangYang
Liu, 133 Nicholson Hall
Kaushik
Seshadreesan, 430 Nicholson Hall
Yan
Wu, 265 Nicholson Hall
Office hours: TUE
12:00N–5:30PM, in 102 Nicholson (Physics Tutoring Lab)
(other times by appointment made in advance by email)
DOWLING'S
SEC. 4 SCHEDULE WITH
DOWNLOADABLE LECTURES HERE!
TEXT: The 8th edition of
"Fundamentals of Physics" by Halliday, Resnick and Walker. The LSU
bookstore sells a special version of this edition called PHYS2102.
Bundled with this book is an access code
for WebAssign, the PLUS version. If you have purchased the whole 8th
edition you will have to purchase your
WebAssign access separately.
HOMEWORK:
A homework assignment consisting of 1520
problems and a few questions from the text will be assigned on
WebAssign
once per week. It will be due on Wednesdays at 2:00 AM. Your
login name will be your PAWS login
name, and your password will be your LSU ID number. The first
assignment is
available on WebAssign and is due January
29th at 2AM.
TUTORING:
Free physics
tutoring is offered in Nicholson 102 and Middleton 141. The
hours are posted here.
Up to 900 minutes of free online tutoring offered here through your PAWS
account.
Private tutors (not
free) can be found here.
College of Engineering, Diversity Programs, free tutoring, in 2223 Patrick F.
Taylor Hall, with hours here.
Academic Center for StudentAthletes, Student
Learning Program and free
tutoring in Tutorial
Center.
MIDTERM EXAMS:
Exam I: 6:00–7:00PM
THU 11 FEB 2010
Formula
Sheet Practice
exams
Exam II: 6:00–7:00PM
THU 11 MAR 2010
Formula
Sheet
Practice
exams
Exam III: 6:00–7:00PM THU
15 APR 2010
Formula
Sheet Practice
exams
FINAL: 7:30–9:30AM TUE 11 MAY
2010 DESIGN 103
Formula
Sheet Practice
Exams
Exam Solutions: Will be posted on the Main PHYS2102
Web Page.
THERE WILL BE NO MAKEUP EXAMS. If you
have to miss an exam and you have a valid
and documented excuse, as per LSU Student
Policy 22, you
will be allowed to substitute the average grade of
your other exam grades (midterm and final exams) for that of the
missing exam.
GRADING:
Midterms  100
points each 
300 points

Final Exam  200 points 
200 points

Homework  50 points 
50 points




TOTAL: 
550 points

Your numerical grade will be the total number of points you obtain,
divided by 5.5.
Given your numerical grade, your letter grade will be
at least the following:
A: 90–100 B: 80–89 C: 60–79 D: 50–59 F: <50
