INSTRUCTOR

  Serdar Nergiz

nergiz@boun.edu.tr

Office : KB 331-L
Office Hours : By Appointment


  EXAM DATES

Midterm 1
DATE : November 2 THURSDAY
PLACE :  TBA
TIME : 18:00
 
In midterm 1 : chapters 33, 34, 35, 37, 38.8(polarization) are included

Midterm 2
DATE : November 30 THURSDAY
PLACE :  TBA
TIME : 18:00
 
Chapters ....... are included

Final Exam
DATE : December 26 TUESDAY
PLACE :  TBA
TIME : 16:00
 

Make-Up Exam for Midterms 1&2
There will be a single make-up exam for midterms I and II.
DATE : 14 DECEMBER Thursday
PLACE : TBA
TIME : 13:10

All chapters are included in the Make-Up Exam.
A valid excuse is required.





Note: TBA is the abbreviation for "To Be Announced". TBA is used when there is not yet enough detail on the time or location.


  REQUIRED TEXT
Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 9th Ed., by Jewett & Serway

SYLLABUS
Chapter 33 - AC Circuits
Chapter 34 - Electromagnetic Waves
Chapter 35 - The Nature of Light & Ray Optics
Chapter 37 - Wave Optics
Chapter 38 - Diffraction Patterns & Polarization
Chapter 39 - Relativity
Chapter 40 - Introduction to Quantum Physics
Chapter 41 - Quantum Mechanics
Chapter 42 - Atomic Physics


Problem Sessions:
Assistant :
Hacı Akbaş , Tel.: 05340726030 , haci.akbas1989@gmail.com  
Time: Tuesday 26 September
17:00 ---  Place :  KB Z01
           Tuesday 03 October 17:00 ---  Place :  NH 405
           Tuesday 10 October 17:00 ---  Place :  NH 305
           Tuesday 17 October 17:00 ---  Place :  NH 201
           Tuesday 24 October 17:00 ---  Place :  NH 201
           Tuesday 31 October 17:00 ---  Place :  NH 302
       Tuesday 7 November 17:00 ---  Place :  K.PARK3
           Tuesday 14 November 17:00 ---  Place :  NH 201
           Tuesday 21 November 17:00 ---  Place :  NH 403


Exams: There will be two midterm exams and a final exam. All exams will be closed book & closed notes. Calculators are not allowed. Students with a total midterm grade below 10 (out of 40) or laboratory grade below 10 (out of 20) cannot take the final exam!

GRADING

  Contribution
Midterm 1  20%
Midterm 2  20%
Lab  20%
Final  40%

The final grades will be determined according to the distribution of cumulative grades.


ANNOUNCEMENTS :
--- The first midterm exam covers chapters 32,33,34,35,37, and (38.6 polarization only)
--- You may see your midterm 1 exam papers on Tuesday, Nov.14 between 15:00-17:00 at Feza Gürsey Seminar Room (Physics Dept.)




LABORATORY : Please visit the web page LAB INFO (link) for the detailed information.

SUGGESTED PROBLEMS
(Serway 9th Edition)

Chapter 32: 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 63, 68
Chapter 33: 16, 20, 26, 29, 33, 35, 39, 42, 45, 46, 56, 59, 65, 66, 68, 71, 72, 73, 78, 80
Chapter 34: 9, 13, 15, 16, 19, 21, 30, 34, 38, 40, 41, 46, 49, 55, 64, 65, 66, 71, 74, 76
Chapter 35: 19, 22, 27, 32, 35, 40, 44, 45, 49, 57, 58, 63, 68, 76, 77, 85, 86
Chapter 37: 13, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 35, 36, 37, 40, 51, 57, 60, 61, 62, 67, 73, 74, 75
Chapter 38: 8, 10, 30, 31, 34, 35, 47, 49, 50, 51, 60, 63, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 78, 79
Chapter 39: 11, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 29, 35, 48, 51, 57, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 83, 85, 86, 88
Chapter 40: 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 23, 26, 30, 32, 48, 50, 53, 55, 62, 64, 66, 68, 72, 75
Chapter 41: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 31, 36, 38, 41, 42, 52
Chapter 42: 6, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 27, 28, 36, 38, 42, 73, 77, 84, 85, 88
Suggested Reading from 'Feynman Lectures in Physics'
Math, AC Networks, RLC Circuits, Resonance:
I.22.1-6; I.23.1-3; I.24.3; I.25.1-5; II.22.3,4
Maxwell's Equations, Electromagnetic Waves, Poynting Vector, Polarization:
II.2.1-8; II. 3.1-3,5-8; II.18.1,5; II.20.2; II.25.1-4; II.27.1,3; I.33.1
Physical Optics:
I.29.5; I.48.1-3; I.37.2,3; I.30.1
Modern Physics:
I.2.1-4; I.37.1-8; I.38.1-6; I.52.1-9
Relativity, 4-Vectors, Doppler Effect:
I.15.1-9; I.16.5; I.17.1-5; I.34.6