(12/3/03: December 3 through December 20, 2003:

This Schedule replaces Part III for dates after December 3)


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Week    Dates          Chapters: Topic                            HW Set # & Deadline)


  No classes on Thanksgiving Holidays: Thursday and Friday of this week, 11/27 & 11/28

  13       11/23-11/29   Ch. 12/13: Thermodynamic Laws/Vibrations;    HW  Set 12(Ch13): Tue 12/9/03

                                  [No Labs this week: Thanksgiving Holidays ]                                                                                     

   WED  12/03:       PRE-EXAM III  Q/A Session  6:00 PM,  Physics 1201

    FRI    12/05:       EXAM III:  Ch.9(9.3, 9.4, 9.5 only), 10, 11, 12

{NOTE added 12/3/03: Section 14.8 (Standing Waves) will be covered with Ch13,

and Ch 26 (Special Relativity), regretably, will be omitted for lack of time}:

    14       11/30-12/06   Ch. 13(incl Sec 14.8): Vibrations/Standing Waves;  See HW Set 13(Ch14.8)

                         [Lab X:  Simple Harmonic Motion and  Hooke’s  Law ]

   Fri   12/12:     PRE-FINAL  Q/A Session  6:00 PM,  Physics 1410 Lecture Hall

   Sat    12/20:    FINAL EXAM   8:00 AM to 10:00AM (Location:  1412 Lecture Room)

    15       12/07-12/13  Ch 13/14.8: Vibrations/Standing Waves and Course Review

                         [Lab: Makeup Week for missed Labs VI –X: See your Lab TA]    

 Sat    12/20:       FINAL EXAM   8:00 AM to 10:00AM  in our 1412 Lecture Room
(Note that the Final Exam is on Hannukah. If for religious reasons, you cannot take the final or any other exam at the scheduled time, please notify Dr. Griffin at least one month in advance to arrange an alternative.)

 See also: Exam Policy and Grading Policy.