Physics 111 - Fall 2012


The lecturer of this course is Dr. Costas Soukoulis. You may e-mail him at soukouli@iastate.edu
His office is at Physics A519 and his telephone number is 4-2816
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 2-3 pm
The course secretary is Deb Schmidt. Her e-mail is debs@iastate.edu, tel: 4-4936 and office is at 12 Physics
Lecture hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 am to 10:50 am and 11:00 am to 12:20 in Physics 5.

Recitation and Laboratory Schedules with names of the TAs, as well as the section numbers.

Course syllabus
 Physics 111_Syllabus. All the homework assignments are given in the syllabus and are due on Friday recitation.

Lectures
Lecture1, Lecture2Lecture3Lecture4,  Lecture5, Lecture6, Lecture7,  Lecture8,  Lecture9,  Lecture10, Lecture11, Lecture 12,
Lecture13, Lecture14,  Lecture15, Lecture16, Lecture17, Lecture18, Lecture19, Lecture20, Lecture21, Lecture22, Lecture23,
Lecture24, Lecture25, Lecture26, Lecture27.

Solutions of homework assignments  ( I am thinking if it's a good idea to post the solutions of the blackboard website at ISU)


Solutions of Friday Quizzes ( I am thinking if it's a good idea to post the solutions of the blackboard website at ISU)






Exam dates:   1)   EXAM 1: Tuesday, September 18,  2012 at 8:00 pm
                              Please go over class notes, examples and in class multiple choice questions.  Check over your
                              howework and recitation exercises. Look over the old exam questions.
                              I have prepared a review sheet for the first exam.
                             You allowed one page of hand written notes for Exam 1 and calculators are allowed.
                            
                            

                        2)   EXAM 2: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 8:00 pm
                               Please go over class notes, examples and in class multiple choice questions.  Check over your
                               homework and recitation exercises. Look over the old exam questions.
                               I have prepared a review sheet for the second exam, and will be included in the second exam.
                               You allowed one page of hand written notes for Exam 2 and calculators are allowed.
                              
                             
           
        3)   EXAM 3: Tuesday, October 13, 2012 at 8:00 pm
                               Please go over class notes, examples and in class multiple choice questions.  Check over your
                               homework and recitation exercises. Look over the old exam questions.
                               I have prepared a review sheet for the second exam, and will be included in the second exam.
                               You allowed one page of hand written notes for Exam 2 and calculators are allowed.
                                          
                                           
                         4)  FINAL EXAM week, December 10-17, 2012
                             
You are allowed to use 3 pages of handwritten notes.  . Please review the old exams.
                              I have prepared a review sheet for the final exam, and will be included in the final exam.
                       



Animations: You can try these different animations om your own.
                         The Applet Collection

Physics Education and Information sites Links

Unit Conversions: Practise how to change units from meters to kilometers to miles.....
eHow.com: How to do 15,00 things.
How Stuff Works: What is the difference between a diesel and gasoline engine?  This site explains how this
and thousands of other everyday devices work.
Biographies of Mathematicians and Physicists: From the stone age to last week.
SciTech Hands-on Museum:  A science museum in Aurora Illinois. The web site has everything from "quarks"  to "wild weather".
Exploratorium: World class science museum in SanFrancisco. Web site has everything from frogs to the physics of basebal
Physlink: Physics and Astronomy on-line education and reference
Physics Web: Web based popular physics magazine, associated with Physics World.