Boğaziçi University, PHYS 301 Fall 2013 Homepage

Instuctor: Tonguç Rador, Office: KB 410A e-mail:
Teaching Assistant: Ferzan Tapramaz, e-mail:
Schedule: MM 34 at NH 302 and W 3 at NH402
Course material: Kleppner and Kolenkow, "An Introduction to Mechanics" and lectures.

PROBLEM SESSIONS W 4 at NH402. Starting Wed Oct 9th 2013.

Attendance will be rewarded.
This page will be updated continually during the course of the semester. Please reload this site regularly.
GRADING Grading will be calculated as follows
Midterm Exam 1: (40/3)/100
Midterm Exam 2: (40/3)/100
Midterm Exam 3: (40/3)/100
Homeworks and Quizzes: 30/100
Final Exam: 30/100

FIRST MIDTERM Wed Nov 13 at 18:00 at NH 105
SECOND MIDTERM Wed Dec 4 at 18:00
THIRD MIDTERM Wed Dec 25 at 18:00
HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS: Homework Assignments will be announced on wednesdays afternoon from this site. They will be due next week on the problem session. You will hand them over to the teaching assistant. There will be a quiz every week on the problem sessions. First assignemnt will be announced on Wed Oct 2nd 2013.
Important! About Homeworks and Quizes: Your performance on the homework assignments and quizzes will be graded via cross correlationing among them. That is, a perfect performance on your homeworks, if contrasted with poor output on the quizes will definitely be regarded as a smoking gun.
HWA1 Solve all the problems in Chapter 1 of Kleppner and Kolenkow. Due Oct 9th at the PS hour.
HWA2 The pdf file is here . Due Oct 23'rd at the PS hour.
HWA3 Solve problems 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,21 from Chapter 4 and problems 1,2,3 from Chapter 5. Due Oct 30'th at the PS hour.
HWA4 Solve problems 8,10,11,13,15,18,22,23,29 from Chapter 4 and problems 3,4,5,6,7,8 from Chapter 5. Due Now 6'th at the PS nour.
HWA5 The pdf file is here . Due Nov 13th at the PS hour.
HWA6 Solve all the problems in chapter 9 of KK -planetary motion chapter. Read the chapter carefully and study all the worked examples. Due Nov 20 at the PS hour.
HWA7 The pdf file is here . Due Nov 27th at the PS hour.
HWA8 Read Chapter 8 entirely solving assisted problems yourselves and solve problems 1,2,7,8,9,10,11,12. Due Dec 18 at the PS hour.
HWA9 Read Chapter 7 again. Solve Problems 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8. Due Dec 30 at the lecture hour.