Physics 441 - Spring 2016

Welcome to Physics 441!

Spring 2016

General Information

Instructor: John S. Colton
 Office: N335 ESC
Homework help session: T, Th, and Fri, the days before HW assignments are due. Room C285. On T and Th: 3-4 pm; on Fri: 4-5 pm.

TA: Ty Beus,, office hours will be in the underground lab under the skylight, MWF 2-4 pm

Quick Links

The following links are explained more below.


  • I will bring hardcopies of the syllabus to the first day of class. If you would like to download a pdf version of the syllabus, here is a pdf file: syllabus - 441 - spring 2016.pdf

Homework and Grades

  • I will use the Physics Department's "Max" system to assign homework and keep track of grades: //


Here are handouts from various class periods.


Sample problems removed.

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