Final grades posted

posted Aug 14, 2018, 8:10 PM by Michael Gentile   [ updated Aug 14, 2018, 8:11 PM ]

Congratulations everyone on exam 3! The average was 85% and for many of you it raised your letter grade. Well done! Final grades are available in the grade book and have been uploaded to Rutgers. For those of you transferring credits it may take a few business days for grades to become official. Enjoy the rest of your summer and best of luck with everything in your future. It was a pleasure having you in class.

Exam 3 information

posted Aug 10, 2018, 5:12 PM by Michael Gentile

Here's what you need to know about exam 3:
  • It's this coming Tuesday, August 14th. It will be from 6pm-7:30pm.
  • The calendar page indicates what sections will be covered on the exam. The exam will have 5 open-ended questions with a mix of conceptual and mathematical parts.
  • Practice problems along with solutions are posted. There's a page of reference information at the end of the practice problems. It will also be provided with the exam.
  • You can bring one 3"x5" index card with whatever you want written on both sides.
  • Bring a calculator, but it must be a dedicated calculator. No mobile apps. Graphing calculators are fine. If you have a smart watch you must take it off.

Exam 2 results

posted Aug 7, 2018, 6:39 AM by Michael Gentile

Exam 2 scores have been posted to the gradebook and solutions are available. The average was 71%.

Exam 1 results

posted Jul 30, 2018, 9:51 PM by Michael Gentile   [ updated Jul 31, 2018, 2:01 PM ]

Exam 1 scores have been posted to the gradebook. Solutions will be posted later on this afternoon (UPDATE: Posted!). The average was 72%. The gradebook now shows your projected grade for the course. This is not the same as your current average. The projected grade assumes you will get the same score on exams 2 and 3, and maintain the same average on homework and lecture classwork.

Exam 2 information

posted Jul 25, 2018, 7:48 PM by Michael Gentile

Here's what you need to know about exam 2:
  • It's this coming Tuesday, July 31st. It will be from 6pm-7:30pm. Lecture will follow at 7:45pm.
  • The calendar page indicates what sections will be covered on the exam. The exam will have 5 open-ended questions with a mix of conceptual and mathematical parts.
  • Practice problems along with solutions are posted. There's a page of reference information at the end of the practice problems. It will also be provided with the exam.
  • You can bring one 3"x5" index card with whatever you want written on both sides.
  • Bring a calculator, but it must be a dedicated calculator. No mobile apps. Graphing calculators are fine. If you have a smart watch you must put it away during the exam.

Exam 1 information

posted Jul 18, 2018, 1:53 PM by Michael Gentile   [ updated Jul 25, 2018, 7:47 PM ]

Here's what you need to know about exam 1:
  • It's this coming Tuesday, July 24th. It will be from 6pm-7:30pm. Lecture will follow at 7:45pm.
  • The calendar page indicates what sections will be covered on the exam. The exam will have 5 open-ended questions with a mix of conceptual and mathematical parts.
  • Practice problems along with solutions are posted. There's a page of reference information at the end of the practice problems. It will also be provided with the exam.
  • You can bring one 3"x5" index card with whatever you want written on both sides.
  • Bring a calculator, but it must be a dedicated calculator. No mobile apps. Graphing calculators are fine. If you have a smart watch you must put it away during the exam.
  • You may also bring a ruler and/or a protractor for helping draw accurate diagrams.

Welcome to Analytical Physics IIB

posted Jan 5, 2018, 1:09 PM by Michael Gentile

  • Welcome to Analytical Physics IIB.  My name is Michael Gentile and I'm the instructor for the course.  All the information you'll need about the course can be found here, so have a look around.  I'll be using this page to make announcements so check back frequently.  Feel free to ask me any questions you have by emailing me.
  • MasteringPhysics and the gradebook have not been set up yet.  I'll make an announcement when they are ready. 
  • The first lecture is Tuesday, July 10th.
  • If you are taking the corresponding lab course (Physics 230), the first lab is Wednesday July 11th.

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