PHY 009A D01-D07, University of California, Davis CA, Spring 2016
Instructor: DP Varn
Office: 196 Physics Building
Course: PHY 009A D01-D07
Logistics: Roessler Hall 66, 3:10 - 4:00, MWF
Office Hours: 4:30 - 5:30 MW, 285 Physics Building & 7:00 - 9:00 R, 185 Physics Building
Text: University Physics with Modern Physics, 14th edition by Sears, Zemansky, Young & Freedman
Course Website: http://wissenplatz.org/courses/2016/PHY9ASpring.html
Hi Folks! We'll use this as a place where I can post homeworks, solutions, announcements and other materials
for the course. You should check here often for new postings and updates.
COURSE ANNOUNCEMENTS (Updated 14 June, 11:30 PM):
14 June: Grades Updated. Final Exam and Final Grades.
08 June: Grades Updated. Quiz average is determined, and
class participation grade is listed in the column "Part".
07 June: Histogram for Quiz Average posted.
07 June: Grades Updated. Your lab grades are posted as H = High pass; P = Pass.
07 June: Histogram for Quiz #06 posted.
01 June: REVIEW SESSION. I will hold a review session in 55 Roessler on Sunday, 05 Jun from
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
01 June: Solution to Quiz #06 posted.
31 May: REVIEW SESSION. Santona will hold a review session in 2319 EPS on Thursday, 02 Jun from
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
31 May: The grader will have Quiz #06 graded on Friday.
31 May: Solution to HomeWork #07 posted.
31 May: HomeWork #07 posted.
25 May: Solution to HomeWork #06 posted.
25 May: Recitation Worksheet #09 posted.
24 May: Grades Updated.
24 May: HomeWork #06 posted.
24 May: Recitation Worksheet #08 posted.
22 May: Exam #02 is graded and will be returned during the recitation sections, 23 - 24 May.
22 May: Grades Updated.
22 May: Solution to Exam #02 posted.
22 May: Histograms for Quizzes 01, 02, 03, 05 and Exams 01 and 02 posted.
19 May: Grades Updated.
17 May: Exam #02 is Friday, and will cover Ch 6-8, and HomeWorks #04 and #05.
17 May: Review Session for Exam #02 is Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30 PM in 55 Roessler.
17 May: Solution to HomeWork #05 posted.
16 May: Grades posted.
15 May: InClass Problem #10 posted.
15 May: Recitation Worksheet #07 posted.
15 May: Recitation Worksheet #06 posted.
15 May: Recitation Worksheet #05 posted.
15 May: Recitation Worksheet #04 posted.
15 May: Solution to Quiz #05 posted.
15 May: Solution to Quiz #03 posted.
12 May: Solution to HomeWork #04 posted.
09 May: HomeWork #05 posted.
06 May: HomeWork #04 posted.
04 May: Solution to Exam #01 posted.
19 April: (Corrected) Solution to HomeWork #03 posted.
18 April: By request, I'm setting up a mailing list for the class to notify students of updates on the course website. Please send me your email address with a request to be added to the mailing list.
18 April: Your feedback is requested! Please take the SurveyMonkey on the course at PHY 009A Survey 1. The survey will close on 23 April 2016 at 11:45 PM. Please take it just once. All responses are anonymous.
18 April: Solution to HomeWork #03 posted.
18 April: Solution to Quiz #02 posted.
17 April: HomeWork #03 posted.
17 April: The location of MW office hours has changed to avoid an overlap with another instructor.
They will now be held in 285 Physics Building.
13 April: Additional office hours are scheduled for Thursday evenings, 7-9PM, Rm 185 Physics Building.
13 April: Corrected solutions to HomeWork #02 posted.
13 April: Remember that on Friday, 15 April, we will have a quiz. It will cover HomeWork #2, problems 2, 3, 5, and 6.
06 April: Remember that on Friday, 08 April, we will have a quiz. It will cover HomeWork #1.
05 April: The Physics Club's free tutoring in Physics 388 has resumed for the Spring quarter. Details here: Physics Club Free Tutoring.
31 March: New syllabus uploaded to fix typo. (No change in policy, just fixed the pagination.)
30 March: HomeWork #01 will be available here sometime this evening.
29 March: If you want to add to the class, you must speak with the lab TA of the section you wish to
join for a PTA number. Neither I nor your recitation section TA can provide a PTA number.
29 March: Everyone needs to get a lab manual and have it ready for the first lab. Labs start the first week of classes.
You can get yours here: Lab Manual