Physics 230 - Fall 2012

Welcome to Physics 230!

Fall 2012

Instructor: John S. Colton
 Email address: "john_" (including the underscore) plus "colton" at "byu dot edu"
 Office: N335 ESC
Office hours: MWF 2-3 pm in the Underground Lab under the skylight. Other times available in my office by appointment.

Sections 1 and 2
Anthony Willey 
Gordon Fluckiger 
Section 3 
Stuart Harper 
Nathan Grundlach 


  • 28 Apr 2012 - Barebones website set up. Updates will be posted here in the Announcements section as appropriate.
  • 3 Aug 2012 - Syllabus posted. Term project details posted.



  • A pdf version of the syllabus is here: 230 syllabus Fall 2012. (I will bring hard copies to the first day of class.)

Scores and Grade

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Class Identification Numbers

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Term Project

Exam Solutions

  • We will have two take-home exams.
    • Exam 1 - solutions  (removed after the semester)
    • Exam 2 - solutions  (removed after the semester)

Downloads for Exam 2

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