EF 151 - Physics for Engineers I - Syllabus
Instructors: Dr. Richard Bennett, Prof. William Schleter
Graduate Assistants: Tania Abdul-Ahad, Chris Bates
Lecture: SERF 307 - MWF - 10:10 - 11:00 AM
Recitation: Estabrook 111 - MW - (time depends upon section)
EF Office: Rm. 103, Estabrook Hall, 974-9810, Janet Coward, Secretary
Website: http://ef.engr.utk.edu/ef151 - you must have consistent and reliable access to the web site for access to schedules, materials, and assignments.
Prerequisite: Admission to College of Engineering
Corequisites: Math 141 or higher, EF 105
Credit Hours: 4
Recommended Textbook: University Physics, Young and Freedman, Pearson Addison-Wesley, 12th or 13th Edition, Volume 1 (Chapters 1-20),
Course Description: EF 151 Physics for Engineers I (4) Calculus based study of basic physics concepts including vectors, kinematics, Newton's laws, forces, work-energy, and impulse-momentum. Introduction to team work. Introduction to the engineering disciplines, examination of engineering principles and design issues; oral and written presentation skills. A - C, NC grading. Coreq: Mathematics 141, EF 105.
- Exams (64%) - four module exams (11% each) and a comprehensive final exam (20%). Improvement incentive: if you score higher on the final exam than a module exam, the module exam weighting will be changed to 8% and the final exam weighting will be increased by 3%. This applies to each module exam.
- Homework and Portfolio (21%)
- Team Projects (10%)
- Participation (5%)
The course grading is:
Help Sessions: There will be on-line help and regularly scheduled help sessions. Schedules and details are available via the website.
Schedule: The course schedule is posted on the website and will be updated as the semester progresses.
Disability Statement: Students who have a disability that require accommodation(s) should make an appointment with the Office of Disability Services (974-6087) to discuss their specific needs.
Honor Statement: An essential feature of the University of Tennessee is a commitment to maintaining an atmosphere of intellectual integrity and academic honesty. As a student of the University, you pledge that you will neither knowingly give nor receive any inappropriate assistance in academic work, thus affirming your own personal commitment to honor and integrity. Dishonesty and plagiarism are serious offenses. Penalties may include failure of the course or dismissal from the program and the university.