NOTE: In Spring 2001 I maintained a webpage for my class, this is it. All classes since then have been moved to Learnlink.
Physics 142 -- Dr. Weeks -- Spring '01
8:30 am, MWF, Dental Building 100
June through August: Enjoy your summer. If you're around campus, drop by Emerson 309 to say hi.
Syllabus, course schedule, & grading policy
Revised syllabus for last 3 weeks of class
Advice for studying for the final exam
Has been removed.
Older Homework & Handouts:
Everything through Exam #1:
Grading of Feb 2 reading quiz
Advice for studying for Exam #1
Answers to conceptual problems on "advice" handout
Answers to even numbered "suggested" problems
for homeworks #1 - #3
Everything through Exam #2:
Advice for Exam #2
Answers to concept questions on Exam #2 help handout
Everything through Exam #3:
Sign conventions handout
-- Note that the original handout had a typo, VIRTUAL objects and images have negative distances.
Advice for Exam #3
Answers to concept questions on Exam #3 help handout
Everything through Exam #4:
Short supplement to Voodoo Science reading
Advice for Exam #4
Answers to conceptual questions on exam #4 advice handout
142 lab home page
How are test charges used to find the electric field?
National Geographic web page on lightning
, another good page on lightning
Results of the in-class survey
from Monday, Feb 12.
CNN.com article on a solar sail spacecraft
that was almost launched April 2001
Information on an ongoing solar-sail project
Readings for the lab tour, which was in class, Monday, April 30.
Colloidal glass experiments
How a confocal microscope works
Home page for Dr. Weeks