Instructors: 

Office hours 

By
appointment


Course Description: Electromagnetic
waves. Geometric Optics. Wave Optics. Relativity.Quantum
Physics and
its applications. Prerequisites: Phys 201
Required text: Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 9th Ed., by Jewett & Serway.
Prof. Lewin from MIT
Attendance: Students are
expected to come to class regularly and on time. Homework: Lecturer will
suggest some problems from the textbook.
Students should read the related textbook material
and work on the suggested problems. Exams: There will be two
midterms and a final exam. All exams will be closed book/closed notes.
Calculators are not allowed. Students whose midterm scores add up to less 10 (10
out of 40) cannot take the final exam!
Makeup Exam: You can take only one makeup exam if you miss one or two midterms and you have a proper excuse. ( Oneday medical excuses for simple cold, etc. are not accepted) . A
proper medical excuse is a doctor’s report taken from one of the following: i) Our Infirmary (revir)
[Reports from elsewhere in Istanbul are not accepted!] ii) A hospital outside
Istanbul. Nonmedical excuses will be
considered separately. If you miss the final exam, you must submit a petition
to the University’s commission. Laboratory: One laboratory session every week.
Grading: The weights that will determine the cumulative grade are as follows:
The final grades will be determined according to the distribution of cumulative grades.


