Department of Physics and Astronomy
Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Giancoli, Volume 1

Physics 126: Fall 2009

News

Introduction

Physics 126 is the second semester of the three semester introduction to "classical physics" and covers fluids, harmonic oscillators, waves, thermodynamics, light and optics. The course covers the subjects required for students majoring in physical science and engineering and students must be able to use mathematics as it is applied to a wide range of topics. There is a lecture with four recitation/lab sections.

The text is Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Giancoli, Volume 1 (Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008). All problems will be assigned on the web, so you may use either Ed. 3 or Ed. 4.

Homework will be assigned using www.masteringphysics.com. You should purchase the access code at the same time you buy your text book. The course code is MCGREW2009PHY126. Since the first homework assignment is due September 8, you need to login and get access now. Be sure and enter your SBU student number for your Id since that is how we will match you to the official grade book.

The Course Calendar gives the expected schedule for lecture topics, homework assignments, laboratories, and exams. Also check the syllabus which lists the specific requirements that must be met to succeed in this class. The syllabus also has examples of quizes and exams. You should also be aware of the laboratory instruction manual which is on the web which has been updated when compared to the manual available in the book store.

Faculty/Staff:

Instructor contact information

Instructor

Office hours

Contact Information

Prof. Clark McGrew
Prof. McGrew

Lecture
MWF 9:35-10:30am
Humanities 1003

Laboratory Admin

Physics D-134
W 1:00-3:00

Prof. McGrew

Clark.McGrew@stonybrook.edu

632-8299

Prof. Abanov
Prof. Abanov

Recitation 1
Time: M 12:50-1:45
Location: Physics P-123

Physics B-102
TBA

alexandre.abanov@stonybrook.edu

632-8174

Prof. Graf
Prof. Graf

Recitation 2
Time: M 3:50-4:45
Location: Physics P-123

Recitation 3
Time: T 12:50-1:45
Location: Physics P-123

Physics B-101
TBA

erlend.graf@stonybrook.edu

632-8173

Prof. Hobbs
Prof. Hobbs

Recitation 4
Time: W 2:20-3:15
Location: Physics P-123

Physics D-139
TBA

john.hobbs@stonybrook.edu

632-8107

Prof. Rastelli
Prof. Rastelli

Recitation 5
Time: T 12:50-1:45
Location: Physics P-123

Math Tower 6-115B
TBA

leanardo.Rastelli@stonybrook.edu

632-4158

Laboratory Sessions

Labs meet in room A-130

Lab Hours

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TA

office

hours

email

Mon 1:50-3:50

sec 01

R D'Andrea

TBA

TBA

rdandrearocha@gmail.com

Mon 4:50-6:50

sec 02

O. Rahman

Help Room

See Help Room Schedule

ohrahman@ic.sunysb.edu

Tue 1:50-3:50

sec 03

O. Rahman

Help Room

See Help Room Schedule

ohrahman@ic.sunysb.edu

Wed 3:20-5:20

sec 04

J. Jo

Help Room

See Help Room Schedule

jayjo@ic.sunysb.edu

Thu 1:50-3:50

sec 05

J. Jo

Help Room

See Help Room Schedule

jayjo@sunysb.edu


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