PHYSICS 2070 (General Physics I)

General Information

Last updated on November 01, 2006


Textbook: College Physics by Serway and Faughn, 4th Edition

Lecturer: Dr. Bo Gao
Office: MH 4021
Phone: 530-4628
Office Hours: MW 10-12, or by appointment
WWW: http://bgaowww.physics.utoledo.edu


Prerequisites:

A minimum of 3 years of high school math including 2 year of algebra, 1/2 year of plane geometry, and 1/2 year of trigonometry is strongly recommended.


Structure of the Course:

The course consists of three parts: Lecture, Recitation, and Laboratory.


Exams:

Exams will be close-book but open-notes. No make-up exams will be given without written proof of an emergency.

Location:

All exams will likely be held in the Driscoll Auditorium (depending on availability).


Grades:

Grades are based on five scores according to the following combination

Laboratory Score: 10%
Recitation Score: 20%
First Midterm Exam: 15%
Second Midterm Exam: 15%
Third Midterm Exam 15%
Final Exam: 25%

Grades will be assigned by the quiz instructors. The lecturer will only help to coordinate the grade scale.


Withdrawals:

The last day to withdraw from the course is Friday, October 24. No drops will be given after that date.


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