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.
- Additional handwritten homework:
- 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.
- Additional handwritten homework:
- 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.
- Additional handwritten homework:
- 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.
- Additional handwritten homework:
- 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.
- Additional handwritten homework:
- 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.

- Additional honors homework:
- 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.

- Additional honors homework:
- Problems 21.50 and 21.92.

- Homework #2: Due Tuesday February 2nd .
- The Webassign homework has been posted. It is due at 5 am on Tuesday.
- Additional handwritten problems to be collected at the beginning of class on Tuesday February 2nd: Giancoli 21.20, 21.27, 21.41, 21.43. Between two and four of these problems will be selected for hand grading.
- Phys 272H: Also turn in handwritten solutions to Giancoli problems 21.75 and 21.80.

- Homework #1: Due Thursday 1/28/10.

- Homework #15: Due Tuesday May 18th.
- Do the "Intro to WebAssign" homework on WebAssign
- There is no handwritten portion to this assignment.

WebAssign: All students need WebAssign accounts to turn in homework. There is a $15.45 fee for this service.