University of Maryland Physics Department

Physics 272/272H - Introductory Physics / Fields

Prof. Hall

Spring 2010 - Tuesday/Thursday 12:30-1:45 pm, Friday 12:00-12:50 pm

• Course Syllabus
• Schedule ***Updated to reflect missed days due to weather***
• Conceptual questions from class: Charges, Electric field 1, Electric field 2, Gauss' Law, ElectricPotential1, ElectricPotential2, ElectricPotential3, Dielectrics1, Dielectrics2, KirchoffsLaws1 , KirchhoffsLaw2, MagneticForces1, MagneticForces2, MagneticLoops1, MagneticLoops2, Biot-Savart , FaradayLenz, ACcircuits, Electrodynamics, GeometricOptics.
• Exams: The final exam is Tuesday May 18th from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Physics 1201.
• You will have available the following three formula sheets:
• Formula sheet for exam #1 is here.
• Formula sheet for exam #2 is here.
• Formula sheet for exam #3 is here.
• The exam will be roughly half conceptual and half quantitative.
• You are responsible for all the material in the reading assignments through Giancoli section 33.2. No interference or diffraction will be on the final exam.
• Homework:
• Homework #15: Due Tuesday May 18th.
• This homework is Webassign only. It covers material in Giancoli sections 34.3-4 and 35.0-2.
• Note that the assignment is due at 5 am on the day of the final exam.
• This assignment is intended to make-up for the course material which was lost due to the snow in February.
• Homework #14: Due Tuesday May 11th.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Questions 33.1, 33.2, and 33.6.
• Problems 33.1, 33.4, and 33.17. For problem 33.1(a), draw a principle ray diagram with a scale of (one inch on paper) = (215 mm in the problem). Draw at least three principle rays.
• Honors homework: Problem 33.19.
• Homework #13: Due Tuesday May 4th.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Questions 31.7 and 31.8.
• Problems 31.20, 32.24, 32.43, and 32.62.
• Honors homework: Problem 31.32.
• Homework #12: Due Tuesday April 27th.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Question 30.9.
• Problems 30.16, 30.43, 30.53, 30.76, 30.101.
• Honors homework: Problems 30.13 and 30.27.
• Homework #11: Due Tuesday April 20th.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Questions 29.9 and 30.1.
• Problems 29.33, 29.70, and 29.73.
• Honors homework: Problem 29.79.
• Homework #10: Due Tuesday April 13th.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Questions 29.1 and 29.2
• Problems 29.1, 29.7, 29.11, and 29.18.
• Honors homework: Problem 29.25
• Homework #9: Due Tuesday April 6th.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Handwritten homework:
• Questions 28.3 and 28.7.
• Problems 28.18, 28.31 parts (a) through (d), and 28.35.
• Honors homework: Problem 28.73.
• Homework #8: Due Tuesday March 30th.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Handwritten homework:
• Questions 26.7 and 27.12.
• Problems 26.27, 27.6, 27.7, and 27.17.
• Honors homework: Problem 27.11
• Homework #7: Due Tuesday March 23rd.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Handwritten homework: Problems 24.59, 25.19, 25.24, 25.35, and 26.8.
• Honors assignment: Problem 24.64 and Question 25.7.
• Homework #6: Due Tuesday March 9th.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Problems 23.62, 24.5, 24.13, 24.26, 24.50.
• Question 24.1.
• Honors assignment: Question 24.2 and Problem 24.39.
• Homework #5: Due Tuesday March 2nd.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Problems 21.65, 23.38, 23.49, 23.51, 23.53(a).
• Additional honors homework: Problems 21.66 and 23.83.
• Homework #4: Due Tuesday February 23rd
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Additional handwritten homework. Make sure that you don't confuse the "Problems" and "Questions".
• Problems 22.19, 22.29, and 22.57.
• Questions 23.1, 23.2, and 23.4.
• Problems 22.61 and 22.66.
• Homework #3: Due date post-poned to Thursday February 18th due to weather.
• The Webassign homework has been posted.
• Additional handwritten homework. Note that Giancoli uses the same numbers for "Problems" and "Questions". Make sure that you that don't get them confused.
• Problems 22.3 and 22.4.
• Questions 21.24, 21.15, 22.1, and 22.6.