Welcome to Physics 121
Instructor: Karine CHESNEL
- Instructor contact
Dr. Karine Chesnel
Office: N319 ESC
phone: 801 422 5687
- Course outline
The course outline for this class is described in the syllabus attached HERE
- Class schedule
HERE, you can find the class schedule for the Winter semester 2009. In this schedule, you will find your reading assignment and your homework assignment for each week, as well as the walk-in lab sessions. You will also find the dates for the mid-term exams and the final exam, that you will have to take at the testing center.
In order to answer class quizzes and questions, you need to get your own I-Clicker at register at the link below:
Register your i-Clicker HERE
The homework problems are located in the Physics 121 section 2 Supplement for Winter 2009 semester which you can purchase at the Bookstore. You will find your homework assignment in the class Schedule. The homework is due by 7pm on the day assigned in the schedule. Be careful, late homework will receive no credit!
One important aspect in your homework and mid-term exams, is to make an effort in writing complete sentences and explaining your reasoning when you answer a problem. Be careful, 25% of the credit will be given to your reasoning and your effort in writing complete sentences!
- Online Homework
To complete assignment #24 go HERE
Assignment #24 is due on Apr 14 midnight
- Walk in Labs
The labs are located at S415 ESC ( at the 4th floor of the ESC building). Your day of lab assignment is associated with the first digit of your CID number, as following:
CID Lab Day
0, 1 Monday
2, 3 Tuesday
4, 5 Wednesday
6, 7 Thursday
8, 9 Friday
When you go to the Lab, just follow the instructions posted inside for Physics121. It typically takes 1 to 2 hours to complete your experiment. Lab reports are due at 9 pm of your day, in the "physics121" box located inside the Lab room.
For this class, you will have 3 mid-term exams and one final exam. You will have to take these exams at the testing center during the dates indicated below. There is no time limit, but it is book closed exams, you are only allowed to bring your exam cover, the green Math reference sheet provided in the Supplement, and a pen or a pencil. Below is the schedule of the four exams for the Winter semester 2009:
First Midterm exam : Wed Jan 28 through Fri Jan 30, 2008
Second Midterm exam : Fri Feb 27 through Tue Mar 3, 2008
Third Midterm exam : Fri Apr 3 through Tue Apr 7, 2008
Final exam : Fri Apr 17 through Wed Apr 22, 2008
- Lecture notes
If you like to review the Powerpoint slides I have shown during my lectures, click on the following links below. You may need to use an Internet Explorer browser to visualize the slides.
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
Kinematics Mechanics- punctual Mechanics- solids Oscillations
You can check your grades HERE