PHYS 201 - Spring 2018

Instructors: Textbook:

  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 9th Ed.,
    by Jewett & Serway

Announcements:
  1. You should register for Lab [Unless you are repeating the course, and happy with your previous Lab grade]. If you don’t, you are in big trouble (See "Grading Rules" below).
    Lab Registration is on Mon, Feb 19 at KB 410; Labs start on Feb 26.
  2. Note the make-up rules below.

                                                                                                                                                                                   
Subjects:
  1. Electric Fields (Ch.23)
  2. Gauss' Law (Ch.24)
  3. Electric Potential (Ch.25)
  4. Capacitance and Dielectrics (Ch.26)
  5. Current and Resistance (Ch.27)
  6. Direct Current Circuits (Ch.28)
  7. Magnetic Fields (Ch.29)
  8. Sources of the Magnetic Field (Ch.30)
  9. Faraday's Law (Ch.31)
  10. Inductance (Ch.32)
  11. Displacement Current and Consequences (Parts of Ch.34)
Grading Rules:

There will be a Lab grade, two in-term exams, one final exam.

1. Is Lab Grade > 9 (out of 20) ?
If No --> F
If YES, go to 2.
2. Is MT1 Grade + MT2 Grade > 9 (out of 40) ?
If No --> F
If YES, go to 3.
3. Enter the final exam
Instructors will award a letter grade AA-F based on your total score.
Calendar for Spring 2018 semester:

  • Classes:
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • First exam: Wed, Mar 21; 18:00.
    Covers Chapters 23-26
  • Second exam: Wed, May 2; 17:00.
    Covers Chapters 23-31
  • Final exam : *, May *; Slot *.
    Covers everything.
Make-up (Mazeret):

  • You can take one make-up exam if you miss one or two midterms and you have proper excuse.
  • A proper medical excuse is a doctor's report taken from one of the following:
    1. Our Infirmary (revir) [except for very special circumstances, reports from elsewhere in İstanbul are not accepted!]
    2. A hospital outside İstanbul
  • One-day medical excuses are not accepted.
  • A medical excuse must be handed in to Dr. Semiz within two days of its expiration, unless the second day is a non-work day (then bring it on the following workday).
  • Nonmedical excuses will be considered separately.
  • If you miss the final exam, you must petition the university’s commission.
Office Hours:
(You may try any instructor, not just the one of your section)
  • Kozçaz : by appointment
  • Nergiz : by appointment
  • Semiz: Mon 13:30-15:30

Problem Sessions:

  • Tue, 17:00-18:50 by Merve Uzun
  • Wed, 17:00-18:50 by Merve Uzun
  • Thu, 17:00-18:50 by Kaan Bozgül

    Location: Freshly determined every week
    This week (all of Feb.20-21-22): NH 402


Extra Material :

İ. Semiz’s 201 Page

Phys 201 Exam Archive


Suggested Problems

Serway 9th Edition

Ch.23: 16, 19, 20, 25, 42, 43, 44, 46, 63, 80, 82, 84, 87
Ch.24: Ex24.1, Ex24.7, 6, 17, 21, 33, 41, 45, 52, 56, 60, 61, 63, 65, 66, 67
Ch.25: 5, 24, 39, 42, 45, 46, 65, 67, 72, 73 (do integration explicitly)
Ch.26: 12, 19, 24, 36, 38, 40, 52, 54, 58, 66, 68, 74, 78
Ch.27: 8, 9, 12, 63, 83, 84, 85
Ch.28: 16, 19, 22, 36, 71, 75
Ch.29: 2, 3, 8, 22, 29, 38, 40, 42, 44, 51, 52, 59, 61, 66, 69, 73, Quick Quiz 29.4
Ch.30: 5, 9, 10, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 31, 34, 38, 56, 57, 64, 68, 71, 72, 74, 76
Ch.31: 5, 13, 19, 26, 31, 34, 39, 40, 54, 56, 61, 63, 68, 72, 74, 76, 81
Ch.32: 70, 72, 78, 79, 80, 81
Ch.34: 1

Serway 8th Edition

Ch.23: 10, 14, 17, 25, 33, 36, 37, 38, 57, 72, 74, 75, 79
Ch.24: Ex24.1, Ex24.7, 15, 17, 33, 39, 43, 48, 53, 54, 57, 58, 59, 61, 63, 65
Ch.25: 3, 18, 33, 37, 42, 43, 55, 63, 68, 73 (do integration explicitly)
Ch.26: 12, 19, 24, 36, 38, 40, 50, 53, 56, 64, 68, 70, 71
Ch.27: 5, 6, 10, 53, 72, 73, 75
Ch.28: 16, 17, 21, 31, 67, 71
Ch.29: 2, 3, 8, 22, 27, 38, 40, 41, 42, 47, 50, 55, 57, 64, 65, 73, Quick Quiz 29.4
Ch.30: 5, 6, 9, 13, 17, 18, 19, 24, 29, 36, 38, 53, 56, 64, 66, 67, 68, 72, 74
Ch.31: 3, 11, 17, 23, 25, 28, 33, 34, 46, 48, 53, 55, 59, 62, 65, 66, 72
Ch.32: 66, 68, 73, 74, 76, 77
Ch.34: 3