Course Schedule

Physics 215, Spring 2005
Week Dates Topics Chapter Assignment
1 Mon 1/10 - Thur 1/13 Introduction, Heat  HRW 19  Set 1, Due Tue 1/18
Monday, January 17 No class (Martin Luther King Day)
 2 Tue 1/18 - Thur 1/20 Kinetic Theory  HRW 20 Set 2, Due Tue 1/25 
3 Mon 1/24 - Thur 1/27 Thermodynamics HRW 21 Set 3, Due Tue 2/1
4 Mon 1/31 - Thu 2/3 Special Relativity TR 2 Set 4, Due Tue 2/8
  Thursday, February 3 First Midterm Exam   Covers Weeks 1-3 
5 Mon 2/7 - Thur 2/10 Special Relativity TR 2 Set 5, Due Tue 2/15
6 Mon 2/14 - Thur 2/17 Birth of Modern Physics, Photons TR 1,3 Set 6, Due Tue 2/22
7 Mon 2/21 - Thur 2/24 Atomic Structure TR 4 Set 7, Due Tue 3/1
8 Mon 2/28 - Thur 3/3 Waves TR 5 Set 8, Due Tue 3/15
Thursday, March 3  Second Midterm Exam  Covers Weeks 5-8   
Mon 3/7 - Fri 3/11 No classes (Spring Break)
 9 Mon 3/14 - Thur 3/17 Quantum Theory   TR 6 Set 9, Due Tue 3/22
10 Mon 3/21 - Thur 3/24 The Hydrogen Atom TR 7 Set 10, Due Tue 3/29 
11 Mon 3/28 - Thur 3/31 Many-Electron Atoms TR 8 Set 11, Due Tue 4/5
12 Mon 4/4 - Thur 4/7 Nuclear Properties TR 12 Set 12, Due Tue 4/12
Thursday, April 7 Third Midterm Exam  Covers Weeks 9-12 
13  Mon 4/11 - Thur 4/14 Nuclear Interactions TR 13  Set 13, Due Tue 4/19 
14 Mon 4/18 - Thur 4/21 Elementary Particles TR 14 Set 14, Due Tue 4/26
15 Mon 4/25 - Thur 4/28 Cosmology TR 16
16 Monday, May 2 Final Exam, 7:45 - 9:45 am