Welcome to Physics 123 (section 2)!
Winter 2011
NOTE: Section 2 is for Physics majors and minors only, or (I suppose) for people who are seriously considering a major/minor. If you do not fall into that category, please sign up for Section 1.

Instructor: John S. Colton
Email address: "john_" (including the underscore) plus "colton" at "byu dot edu"
Office hours: MWF, 2-3 pm (right after class) in the Underground Lab study area
Office: N335 ESC, available by appointment

T.A./grader: Chris Mackprang
TA's email address: "mackpack" + "314" (the first three digits of pi; not sure if that's just a coincidence) at "yahoo.com"
TA's office hours: MWF, 4-5:30 pm in the Underground Lab study area



Syllabus and Course Packet

Lecture Notes

Videos of Demos

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Here are a lot of the demos I have done/will do in class this semester, posted here in case you have to miss a class. Most of these were posted in old 123 or 105 classes; a few might be from this semester's 123 class. Click on the demo title to get it to play in the movie window. Past lectures:


Scores and Grade

Class Identification Numbers

I-Clicker registration


Term Project Info

Tutorial Lab Info

Old Exams

Here are some old exams for you to use as study aids. There's no guarantee that this year's 123 exams will be the same as any of these posted exams, in terms of multiple choice/not multiple choice, time limit/no time limit, notes/no notes, calculators/no calculators, and so forth.

This year's exams

How to get started


Math Review

Supplementary Material

Current Topics in Physics