INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II (PHY 1020)

Prince George's Community College

Spring 2018

 
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NEWS

  • There will be no class on Wednesday, May 9.
  • The comprehensive final exam will be on Monday, May 14, 6:00pm - 8:20pm in CH-305. The formula page for the exam is available here. Be sure you have memorized:
    • The Greek alphabet (for example, you should know ζ is the letter “zeta”. (See Appendix B of the class handouts, or here.)
    • The SI prefixes (for example, you should know “giga-” means 109). (See Appendix E, Table E-3 of the class handouts.)
    • The order of types of electromagnetic radiation (for example, you should know that ultraviolet light is shorter wavelength, higher energy, and higher frequency than microwaves). (See Table 39-1 in Chapter 39 of the class handouts.)
    • The right-hand rules (see Appendix R of the class handouts).
  • Past exam formula pages: Exam 1 - Exam 2
  • Free42 -  An RPN calculator app

Calculus

For a more detailed introduction to the calculus, you may wish to watch the video How to Enjoy Calculus by Eli S. Pine (50 minutes, and well worth your time). (Professor Pine also has also published an excellent book by the same name.)

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