General Physics I
P1201Q, Fall 2008
Kyungseon Joo (kjoo at phys.uconn.edu) until the 2nd week of October, Wes Gohn (gohn at phys.uconn.edu)
- Text book:
Cutnell and Johnson, Physics 7th Edition,
Tues and Thur. 9:30am - 10:45am (Sections 5-8) or 2:00pm - 3:15pm
(Sections 9-12) in lecture room PB 38 in the Gant Science complex.
- Web page:
All the relevant information about the course, including this syllabus,
are available on your HuskyCT .
From there students can access schedule information, posted lecture
materials, solutions to online homeworks, exams and other announcements.
We will use web-based homework evaluation program (wileyplus). Each student must
for sections 5-8 or http://edugen.wiley.com/edugen/class/cls68781 for sections 9-12 in order to enter his/her homework solutions.
Solutions will only be
accepted through this program.
There will be approximately one set of homework problems every week except two midterm exam weeks. Problem
sets will be available on Thurs. morning, and will be due by the
following Thurs. 9am. Late sets will not be accepted for credit. No exceptions.
For extra help
on homework please use the Physics Learning Resource Center, room P207-C.
There you will find other students and tutoring help from teaching
assistants. For more information see
Laboratory sections begin on the third week of the semester and are held at P205.
If students miss more than one lab or have less than 50% for the lab grade, an Incomplete for the course will be posted. The final exam is also mandatory.
There are two midterm exams during the semester and one final exam.
There are no make-ups for missed exams. Absenses from midterm exams will be assigned a zero score.
The following weights are used in calculating the final grade in the course.
- Academic misconduct:
There is a zero-tolerance policy for any form of academic misconduct.
An explanation of academic misconduct can be found at
- Contact information:
Kyungseon Joo, office P-410 at Gant Science Building,
email kjoo at phys.uconn.edu.
- Office hours:
Tuesdays 11:00AM - 01:00PM (or by appointment) at P410 at Gant Science Complex.