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Instructor: Lou Bloomfield
Time: MWF 1:00pm - 1:50pm (schedule)
Location: Physics 203
Office Hours: Mondays, 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Alderman Cafe (in Alderman Library)
Wednesdays, 9:00am – 11:00am, Room 133, Physics Building
Description: Physics 1060 is for non-science majors. It is a practical introduction to physics and science in everyday life. This course considers objects from our daily environment and focuses on their principles of operation, histories, and relationships to one another. The emphasis for Physics 1060 is on objects involving electromagnetism, light, special materials, and nuclear energy. The companion course, Physics 1050, emphasizes mechanical and thermal objects.
Course
Materials:
Required: WileyPlus Access, which includes the Online Textbook and eTextbook
      How Thinks Work: the Physics of Everyday Life, 6th Edition by Louis A. Bloomfield
Preferred: iClicker2

To obtain a WileyPlus Access code from UVA Bookstore's Inclusive Access Program:
  • Log into UVACollab and go to "20S PHYS 1060 HTW"
  • Choose "UVA Bookstore Digital Access" and follow instructions there or here
  • The 6-character class code is A71838
To use WileyPlus, the textbook, and complete coursework:
Lecture Videos: Schedule of Classes, Assignments, and Video Recordings
Messaging: Send Message during Class
Links to Previous Semesters and Other Resources:
Schedule of Classes and Assignments, along with Class Videos
Class Policy
Class Goals
Class Rules
Class Ethics Statement
Class Integrity Statement
Spring 2009 Midterm Exam and Solutions
Spring 2009 Final Exam and Solutions
Spring 2010 Midterm Exam 1, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2010 Midterm Exam 2, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2010 Final Exam, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2011 Midterm Exam 1, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2011 Midterm Exam 2, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2011 Final Exam, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2012 Midterm Exam 1, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2012 Midterm Exam 2, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2012 Final Exam, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2014 Midterm Exam 1, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2014 Midterm Exam 2, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2014 Final Exam, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2015 Midterm Exam 1, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2015 Midterm Exam 2, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2015 Final Exam, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2017 Midterm Exam 1, Solutions with Videos
Spring 2017 Midterm Exam 2, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2017 Final Exam, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2018 Midterm Exam 1, Solutions
Spring 2018 Midterm Exam 2, Solutions
Spring 2018 Final Exam, Solutions with Videos (not yet ready)
Spring 2020 Midterm Exam 1, Solutions