Physics 105A: Classical Mechanics
Lectures MWF11:00 - 11:50 in Broida 1640
Discussion Session F 1:00-1:50 and 2:00-2:50 in Phelp 3505
Professor: Gary Horowitz
Office Hours: Tues. 2:00 - 3:30
TA: William Kelly email: email@example.com
Office Hours: Wed. 2:00-4:00 and Thurs. 2:00-3:00 in PSR
Textbook: Classical Mechanics by John R. Taylor
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Homework: There will be weekly homework assignments that will be posted every Friday
and due by Friday 5pm one week later in the homework box on the first floor of Broida.
The first homework is due Jan. 13.
Midterm: There will be one midterm on Wednesday February 15 covering chapters 1-4 of Taylor.
It is a closed book exam, but you can bring one 8 1/2 x 11in sheet of paper with notes on both sides.
Final: The final will be on Thursday March 22 from 12-3:00pm, covering chapters 1-7 of Taylor.
It is a closed book exam, but you can bring two 8 1/2 x 11in sheets of paper with notes on both sides.
Practice final (provided by the TA) Solutions
Grading: The homework will count 30%, the midterm with count 25% and the final will count 45%.
Topics covered this quarter: We will cover the material in the first seven chapters of Taylor.