Welcome to Physics 1120

On this page you find a summary of the weekly announcements. Please check this page regularly throughout the term. The information on this page is updated frequently. Above you will find links to the homework assignments, info about the tutorials and your TAs and LAs, and info about the mid-term and final exams.

Weekly Announcements

    Week 5

  • Final Exam complete. The Final Exam average is 156+/-28 of 200 points or a 78+/-14% average. Good Job! Solutions, scores, and histogram are posted on D2L.
    Exam 4, Monday 8/3 at 11AM. Exam 4 solutions, scores, and histogram are on D2L. Average is 80%+/-15% of 100 or 59/75+/-11 points. Excellent job. See the exam page for material covered. You'll find practice problems for topics on Lenz and Faraday on practice exam 3. EMWave problems are on the practice final exam.
  • See the Calendar tab for details on reading and prelectures
  • CAPA: Set #9 is due Wednesday August 5 10pm.
    Note: you need a different CAPA PIN every set. Use the CAPA PIN Getter.
  • Tutorials: Tutorials starting Tuesday cover Convex Lenses. We will then hold review and practice sessions.
  • Online pre-lectures: Note that DOUBLE prelectures are due each day this week (except Tuesday) at 9am.
    Here are the instructions how to set-up an account at smartphysics.com
  • iClickers: Bring yours to every class! Register them (here's how) if you have not done so yet.
  • The Helproom:. This is the most efficient way of getting assistance for this course.

  • Week 4

  • Exam 3, Monday 7/27 at 11AM. Exam 3 average is 52/75 +/- 14 point or 70/100 +/- 20 points. Solutions, histogram, and scores are posted on D2L.
  • See the Calendar tab for details on reading and prelectures
  • CAPA: Set #7 is due as usual, Tuesday July 28 10pm.
    Note: you need a different CAPA PIN every set. Use the CAPA PIN Getter.
  • Tutorials: Tutorials starting Tuesday cover Lenz's Law, Faraday's Law, and Electromagnetic Waves.
  • Online pre-lectures: Note that DOUBLE prelectures are due each day this week (except Tuesday) at 9am.
    Here are the instructions how to set-up an account at smartphysics.com
  • iClickers: Bring yours to every class! Register them (here's how) if you have not done so yet.
  • The Helproom:. This is the most efficient way of getting assistance for this course.

  • Week 3

  • Exam 2, Monday 7/20 at 11AM. See the Exam tab to see where to take your exam. Exam 2 solutions are on D2L. Exam 2 average is 53/75 +/- 14 points or 71/100 +/- 19 points.
  • See the Calendar tab for details on reading and prelectures
  • CAPA: Set #5 is due this WEDNESDAY (a day later than normal), July 22 at 10pm.
    Note: you need a different CAPA PIN every set. Use the CAPA PIN Getter.
  • Tutorials: Tutorials starting Tuesday cover Circuits 2, Magnets and Magnetic Fields, and Magnetic Interactions.
  • Online pre-lectures: Due each day this week at 9am.
    Here are the instructions how to set-up an account at smartphysics.com
  • iClickers: Bring yours to every class! Register them (here's how) if you have not done so yet.
  • The Helproom:. This is the most efficient way of getting assistance for this course.

  • Week 2

  • Exam 1, Monday 7/13 at 11AM. See the Exam tab to see where to take your exam. Exam 1 solutions are on D2L. Exam 1 average is 58/75 +/- 11 points or 77/100 +/- 14 points. GOOD JOB!!
  • See the Calendar tab for details on reading and prelectures
  • Tutorial Homework: Gauss's Law, pages 91-92 due at start of exam
  • CAPA: Set #3 is due this Tuesday, July 14 at 10pm.
    Note: you need a different CAPA PIN every set. Use the CAPA PIN Getter.
  • Tutorials: Tutorials starting Tuesday cover Electric Potential, Conductors and Capacitance, and Electric Current.
  • Online pre-lectures: Due each day this week at 9am.
    Here are the instructions how to set-up an account at smartphysics.com
  • iClickers: Bring yours to every class! Register them (here's how) if you have not done so yet.
  • The Helproom:. This is the most efficient way of getting assistance for this course.

  • Week 1

  • See the Calendar tab for details on reading and prelectures
  • CAPA: Set #2 is due this Friday, July 10 at 10pm.
    Note: you need a different CAPA PIN every set. Use the CAPA PIN Getter.
  • Tutorials: Tutorials do meet this week! The first tutorial HW is due Thurs (another is due Friday!).
  • Online pre-lectures: Due each day this week at 9am.
    Here are the instructions how to set-up an account at smartphysics.com
  • iClickers: Bring yours to every class! Register them (here's how) if you have not done so yet.
  • First midterm exam: Monday 7/13, 11:00am - 12:10 p.m.
    If you need special accommodations during the exam please bring the required documentation (see syllabus) to Prof. Rogers no later than 7/10.
  • The Helproom:. This is the most efficient way of getting assistance for this course.

  • Week before class starts:
  • Read the Syllabus
  • Get your clicker and books
  • Set up your Smartphysics account to view prelectures.