Phys411/Spring 2008

University of Maryland

*Course Description

*Instructor 

*Teaching Assistant 

*Lecture Time 

*Office Hours 

*Exams and Calculation of Course Grade 

*Lecture Topics and Homework Assignments 

Course Description:


Instructor:


Teaching Assistant:

                Office Hours:  2-3 Tuesday and 12-1 Thursday, Phys3109, x5-6190

Lecture Space-Time (note changing rooms):

    Mon 10-10:50 (Room:  Phys1201), Tuesday & Thursday 9:30-10:45 (Room: Phys4220)

Office Hours:

        Send me email for any queries, I will respond fairly promptly.   
        If we cannot resolve your question/s by email, we can set up an appointment.


Homework policy and Assignments:


Exams and Calculation of Course Grade (tentative, subject to change):



Homework Assignments  - S2008

Click here for  SOLUTIONS
 
DATE OUT SET #

DUE DATE
01/31/08
1
1.12, 1.21, 1.26, 1.27, 1.28, 1.31, 1.35

01/07/08
02/07/08
2
2.3, 2.4, 2.9, 2.10, 2.13, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17, 2.18
02/14/08
02/14/08
3
2.22, 2.25a&b, 2.30b, 2.31, 2.32, 2.35

02/21/08
02/21/08
4
2.47a (use symmetry to get E), 2.51, 3.3, 3.9, 3.12, 3.14, 3.34, 3.39

02/28/08
02/28/08
5
study Examples 3.6-3.9 and do 3.22, 3.23, 3.24, 3.31.   check the email for some clarifications.

03/06/08
03/06/08
6
5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.6, 5.8, 5.10a, 5.12, 5.14, 5.16, 5.20

03/27/08
03/13/08
7
5.23, 5.24, 5.25, 5.26

03/27/08
03/27/08
8
7.7, 7.8, 7.13, 7.16, 7.17, 7.31, 7.32, 7.34

04/03/08
04/03/08
9
8.2, 8.6, 8.7

04/10/08
04/24/08
10
9.2, 9.10, 10.1, 10.3, 10.5, Cavity (see email)

05/01/08
05/01/08
11
11.1, 11.10, 11.13, 11.25

05/08/08





















 

  Lecture Topics and Reading - S2008

CHAPTER SECTIONS COVERED
1 all
2 all
3 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
5
all except 5.4.3
7
all except 7.2.3, 7.3.5
8
all
9
9.1, 9.2, 9.3.1, 9.3.2, cavity as done in class
10
10.1, 10.2.1,
11
11.1.1, 11.1.2, Example 11.2














  Old Homework Assignments
 
DATE OUT SET # Homework Assigned
DUE DATE

1 1.12, 1.21, 1.26, 1.27, 1.28, 1.31


2 2.3, 2.4, 2.9, 2.10, 2.13, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17, 2.18


3 2.25(a), 2.30(b), 2.31, 2.32, 2.35, 2.39, 2.51


4 3.6, 3.9 [calculate V for a bare line charge first], 3.20, 3.24, 3.27, 3.28, 3.31, 3.32, 3.37


5 4.1, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.10, 4.15, 4.20, 4.22



MIDTERM 1


6 5.1, 5.3, 5.4, 5.6, 5.10(a), 5.11, 5.12, 5.13, 5.15


7 5.23, 5.26, 5.28, 5.34, 5.36, 7.2, 7.7, 7.8


8 7.13, 7.17, 7.31, 7.32, 7.34, 8.2, 8.6, 8.7


9 9.2, 9.10, 9.19(a) and (b) 



MIDTERM 2


10 10.3, 10.4, 10.9(b)


11 11.10, 11.21, 11.24 (a) and (c), 11.25


12 12.4, 12.5, 12.6, 12.8, 12.9, 12.14(a), 12.42, 12.67 (qualitative orbits only)







 
  Lecture Topics from previous year

CHAPTER SECTIONS COVERED
1 all
2 all
3 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, class notes on 3.2, 4.1 to 4.4 (pay especial attention to class notes for this Chapter)
4 1.1 to 1.4, 2.1, 3.1, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2
5 all
7 all except 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 
8 all except detail on Stress Tensor
9 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1 + simple cavity examples in class
10 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1
11 1.1, 1.2, Ex 11.2, + class notes
12 1.2, 1.2, 1.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, + class notes



 


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