PHYSIC 110 - General Physics 1 - Om Tripathi
|Course:||General Physics 1|
My name is Om Tripathi and I will be your instructor for this semester in this distance education (remote learning) course. This course runs from August 23 to December 11. In this letter, you will find basic information about the course as well as resources for ensuring your success in distance education.
Let me start by telling you about me I have an undergraduate degree (B.Sc.) in Mathematics and Physics, a master's degree (M. Sc.) in Physics with a specialization in digital electronics, and a Ph.D. in Physics with a specialization in dynamics and chemistry of the atmosphere. My wife and I, have three kids.
This course requires a significant time commitment from you. I expect you to spend many hours per week working on the material. This is a full-semester course for 16 weeks.
Presents a non-calculus-based introductory study of Newtonian mechanics, the conservation of energy, momentum, and angular momentum, including topics in vibrational motion, waves, and fluid mechanics. Designed for students majoring in the life sciences or any other major requiring a non-calculus based physics course.
What to Expect in this Course
Students are expected to demonstrate substantial comprehension of the subject matter as well as an ability to perform mathematical analysis of physical systems using methods conveyed during the course. To this end, students are strongly encouraged to attend every class meetings, take notes, participate in all laboratory activities, read the text in detail, and complete all homework assignments. Unless otherwise indicated, no reference materials will be allowed during the exams. All exams must be completed during the designated times. Quizzes may be given out at random. All lab activities must be completed during the designated times and you will lose points for any part of the lab that was not done.
Types of Assessments
Assessments include random and often quizzes, lab activities, mid-term and final exam, and assigned homework.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
College Physics. A Strategic Approach, Knight/Jones/Field, 4th edition, Pearson. ISBN-13: 978-0134609034 ISBN-10: 0134609034
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Last updated: 08/22/2021 Sub#: 568