EF152 Fall, 2009 - Physics for Engineers II
Instructors: Dr. Richard Bennett, Prof. Will Schleter
Graduate Assistants: Elizabeth Carls, Zachary Wolfe
EF Office: Rm. 103, Estabrook Hall, 974-9810, Janet Coward, Secretary
Website: http://ef.engr.utk.edu/ef152 - you must have consistent and reliable access to the web site for access to schedules, materials, and assignments.
Prerequisite: EF 151 or EF 157
Corequisites: Math 142 or higher
Credit Hours: 4
|Textbook:||Physics for Scientists and Engineers, by Fishbane, Gasiorowicz, Thornton, Pearson Prentice-Hall, Third Edition, Volume 1, ISBN 0-13-141883-1|
Course Description: EF 152 continues with the physics concepts of 151, covering such topics as statics, harmonic motion, waves, fluids, and thermodynamics. The course builds on the communication and team skills learned in 151, with a series of integrated projects throughout the semester.
Course Description (Catalog): 152 Physics for Engineers II (4) Calculus based study of basic physics concepts including rotational dynamics, statics, oscillations, waves, fluids, heat and temperature, and first and second law of thermodynamics. Introduction to team work. Introduction to the engineering disciplines, examination of engineering principles and design issues; oral and written presentation skills.
a) Exams (65%) - four module exams (11% each) and a comprehensive final exam (21%). 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.
b) Homework (15%)
c) Team Projects (10%)
d) Participation (5%)
e) Portfolio (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.
Course Objectives: Course objectives, how the objectives will be accomplished, and the relationship of this course to your engineering educational process are discussed in detail on the course website.
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.