PHYS 201 - Fall 2017

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, Oct 2 at KB 410; Labs start on Oct 9.
  2. Note the make-up rules below.

                                                                                                                                                                                   
Subjects:
  1. Electric Fields (Ch.23) : Sept. 19-21-26
  2. Gauss' Law (Ch.24): Sept. 28, Oct. 3(-5)
  3. Electric Potential (Ch.25) : Oct. (5-)10-12(-17)
  4. Capacitance and Dielectrics (Ch.26) : Oct. (17)-18-24(-26)
  5. Current and Resistance (Ch.27) TOGETHER:
  6. Direct Current Circuits (Ch.28) : Oct. (26-)31, Nov. 2
  7. Magnetic Fields (Ch.29) : Nov. 7-9(-14)
  8. Sources of the Magnetic Field (Ch.30) : Nov. (14-)16-21(-23)
  9. Faraday's Law (Ch.31) : Nov. (23-)28-30
  10. Inductance (Ch.32) : Dec. 5-7
  11. Displacement Current and Consequences (Parts of Ch.34) : Dec. 12-14
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 Fall 2017 semester:

  • Classes:
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
  • First exam: Thu, Nov 2; 17:00.
    Covers Chapters 23-26
  • Second exam: Thu, Nov 30; 17:00.
    Covers Chapters 23-30
  • Final exam : Wed, Dec 20; Slot 1.
    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)
  • Semiz: Thu 5’, 6’ (13:30-15:20)
  • Oğuz: Tue, Thu 9 (17:00-17:50)

Problem Sessions:

  • Mon, 17:00-18:50 and Tue, 17:00-18:50 by Ulaş Huyal; various locations (see below)
  • Mon (Nov.20): NH 304
  • Tue (Nov.21): NH 202
  • Mon (Nov.27): KPARK 04
  • Tue (Nov.28): EF 05.


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