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Final Exam Wednesday, 24 Feb 2010 11 am - 1 pm
Physics Study Center Schedule
Prof. Anne G. Young This quarter's class schedule.
Office: Gosnell-3218 (behind the elevator)
E-mail: agysps at ritdotedu
Student assistant: ??
Gosnell (08) - 3179
||Topic||Section(s) in Pedrotti & Pedrotti|
||The Nature of Light: Photons & Black Body Radiation||P&P: Sect. 1-3, 2-1 (spectrum), 11-1,2 (EM wave), 2-2 (inv sq law), 2-3 sensitivity of eye, 2-5, 2-6 (black-body)|
||Light as particles (con't): Photoelectric Effect and the Bohr Model||Class Handout|
LEDs / wave packets
Reflection & Refraction of Light; Dispersion of a Prism, Angular Deviation by a Prism
|P&P: Sect. 2-6, Section 3.1 - 3.5, Sect. 9.1|
||Geometrical Optics: Images from plane & spherical mirrors and thin lenses||P&P Ch. 3-7, , 11, 13|
|Thin lenses and lens systems; thick lenses||P&P Ch. , 11, 13|
|Optical Fibers||P&P Ch. 17|
|Fibers con't / Light as Waves||P&P Ch. 17 , 11-1 through 7|
|Superposition & Interference||P&P Ch. 11-1 through 7; Ch. 13- 2, 3|
|Polarized Light||P&P Ch. 15|
|Thin Films||P&P Ch. 13-4; 14-1, 2|
The final exam will be cumulative and is scheduled for Wednesday, 24 Feb 09, 12:15-2:15 pm. I would very much like to have this on a different day/time because it is back-to-back with my other class' final ...
If you have any special needs, you should inform me during the first week of classes. Please contact me after class or at my office.
40 - 35%
30 - 35%
Quizzes, Assignments, and Problems 30% total