Text Book: Physics, the Human Adventure, by Gerlad Holton and
Stephen Brush, 2nd Edition (Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick,
Instructor: Y. S. Kim (ext.5-6024, Rm. 4122)
Relative weights in the final grade.
Final Exam 30 %
Best 1-hour exam 20 %
Better 1-hour exam 20 %
Worst 1-hour exam 0 %
Term Papaer 20
Quiz 10 %
Total 100 %
Grading: 90 - 100 A
80 - 89 B
70 - 79 C
60 - 69 D
0 - 59 F
The quiz problem will be selected from the homework problems
assigned for the previous week. Two lowest-grade quizzes will
disregarded (or you can afford to miss two quizzes without
medical or other excuses).
This is a large class. Please keep all the graded exams and
quizzes for your records. Computer and human errors can occur
in tabulating your exam and quiz scores.
The best way to get "A" is to ask questions in class if you
do not quite follow what the instructor says or writes.
8.30-9.3. Physical Ideas formulated from the Bible. Read the Book of
Job, and the Gospel of Matthew. Attempts to talk to God and finding
truth by reasoning. Abstract formulation of idea.
9.6-10. Greek and Roman period. Geometry for measuring lands.
Circles for cyclic processes,
Building temples and aqueducts. Concept of force, Development of
logic. Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Concept of republic.
Sun, moon, and earth.