Physics 2101: Physics I (online)
(5 semester credits)
Summer 2008 Course Syllabus
Updated: February 8, 2008
Instructor: John Truedson
Phone: (218) 755-2796
A scientific calculator is recommended for all exams; calculators with more than 128k memory (e.g., TI-92) will not be allowed for exams.
This course will be offered on-line using the Desire2learn software platform. For the exams you will need to find a proctor. The remainder of the course is done online with the excpetionm of the labs. You will be receiving a lab kit at the beginning of the term. More details will be posted in early May.
Motion in 1D and 2D
Work and energy; conservation of energy
Linear momentum; conservation of momentum
Rotational motion and energy; angular momentum
Static equilibrium; elasticity
Harmonic oscillation and wave motion
Statistical mechanics; kinetic theory
MATH 2471 (Calculus I) or consent of instructor.
PHYS 2101 Lab must be registered for separately.
Exams (5).. .40%
Web assignments ..20%
Final exam 20%
100% - 90% A
90% - 78% B
78% - 62% C
62% - 50% D
Academic Integrity Policy:
Students are encouraged to collaborate on regular exercises and to acknowledge their collaborators by listing their names on the work turned in. Students are reminded that plagiarism or copying each other's work is unacceptable. Collaboration on exams is not acceptable.
Instructor reserves the right to make minor changes