Room: 216A Physics/Astronomy Building

Telephone: 432-0192

Email: schmidt@pa.msu.edu

Office hours: Friday 9:10-10:00 am and by appointment

Bill Peters (Graduate TA)

Email: peters@pa.msu.edu

Chigusa Ohbuchi (Graduate TA)

Email: ohbuchi@pa.msu.edu

Ryan Stelzer (Undergraduate TA)

Email: stelzer2@msu.edu

FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS

Halliday, Resnick, and Walker

John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (1997)

5th Edition

(Parts 1 and 2)

## Exams:

There will be three 1-hour Exams with optional 30% partial credit for corrections, and one 2-hour Final. They will be based on the Lectures, Text, Quizzes and Homework.## Quizzes:

Several un-announced quizzes will be given in lecture each week. The goal is to promote understanding and to assess progress.## Homework:

There will be 12 assignments. Students may wish to use MSU'sCAPAsystem to enter their homework solutions on the Internet, for which the standard due dates are Friday at 7:00 pm. Otherwise, solutions and assignment sheets are due at thestartof the Friday lecture.

The guaranteed scale (it may be lowered a little but not raised) is:Homework 30%

3 Hour Exams 30%

Quizzes 7%

Final 35%

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102%

90 - 102% 4.0

83 - 90% 3.5

76 - 83% 3.0

70 - 76% 2.5

64 - 70% 2.0

58 - 64% 1.5

52 - 58% 1.0