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PHYS 110, Winter 2016
Liberal Arts Physics
R. J. Wilkes
(Preliminary version of course home page - will be
updated in early December, 2015)
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latest update of this page.
Last Updated: 10/21/15
Instructor: R. J. Wilkes
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info after classes begin.
Office: B303 PAB
(take elevator in B-wing to 3rd floor, turn right, then
Office Hours: 2:30-3:00 T-Th
e-mail: For this class, use only firstname.lastname@example.org
(please do not use my personal UW email - your
message may be lost due to strict filtering)
Class Meeting Times and Location: PHYS 110 A
( SLN 18791): MTuThF, 12:30-1:20,
room A110 Physics-Astronomy Building (PAA A110)
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- This year: goal is NO EXTRA COSTS to students
- No expensive books - Assigned
readings are in books freely available online at archive.org
(consider making a donation to them!)
- No commercial "Clickers" - we will
use your personal device (phone, pad, laptop) for pop
quizzes. (If you do not yet own ANY wireless device:
mini tablet devices are available for less than the cost
of a clicker.)
- Examples of past A-graded term papers
are posted here
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