Integrated Mathematics and Physics II (IPS*1510)
Code and section: IPS*1510*01
Term: Winter 2020
Instructor: Martin Williams
|Daniel Kraus||MacNaughton email@example.com|
|Martin Williams||MacNaugton firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Connor Gregor (math)||email@example.com|
|Kolja Kypke (math)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Drake Lee (phys.)||email@example.com|
|Christina Burbadge (phys.)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Matt Steffer (phys.)||email@example.com|
This is the second foundational course for students in B.Sc. mathematical and physical sciences majors. The disciplines of Mathematics and Physics are taught in an integrated fashion that demonstrates how they support and enrich one another. Circuits, integration, electrostatics, magnetism, partial derivatives,multidimensional integrals, and Taylor's series are presented in a harmonized fashion to ensure students have an improved understanding of these fundamentals.
MATH*1210, PHYS*1010. Restricted to B.Sc. students in APMS:C, BPCH, BPCH:C, BMPH, BMPH:C, CHPY, CHPY:C, CHEM, CHEM:C, MATH, NANO, NANO:C, PSCI, PHYS, PHYS:C, STAT, THPY
The course is intended to give a student a grounding in topics in physics and calculus in a manner that uses the physics as an example to ground the calculus and provides the calculus needed for the topics in physics. This integration of the two topics is intended to make both sets of material easier to
absorb. Speci c topics are listed subsequently under the heading Course Topics.
Math: 9:30-10:20 in MCKN 117,
Phys: 1:30-2:20 in LA 204
Physics Lab/Tutorial Times
|0102||Tues. 11:30-2:20||MacNaugton 301/415|
|0103||Thurs. 11:30-2:20||MacNaugton 301/415|
|0104||Wed. 7:00-9:50||MacNaugton 301/415|
|0105||Tues. 2:30-5:20||MacNaugton 301/415|
Mathematics Tutorial Times
Monday 2:30-3:20 Animal Science & Nutrition 204
Friday 8:30-9:20 MacKinnon 121
The quiz bowls will be given during the math labs
- University Physics, 14/15th Edition, Volumes 1, 2, and 3, by H. Young and R. Freedman (this was also used in IPS*1500 in Fall 2019). This book is available in the University Bookstore.
- Fast Start Calculus for Physics, 4th Edition, by D. Ashlock This book is available in the University Bookstore and the Co-op Bookstore.
- FlipIt Physics Homework There will be assigned warm-up questions that will be graded online using FlipIt Physics. Research has shown that this software has a positive effect on students learning of physics. To complete the online homework, you will need to purchase a stand-alone Student Access Kit for FlipItPhysics from the University Bookstore unless you purchased the two semester cards in the Fall.
- i-Clicker Student Response Units (commonly known as clickers) are available for purchase in the University Bookstore. A discretionary bonus mark is awarded to students who have conscientiously used their device over the course of the semester.
1.0 credit. Because this is a 1.0 credit course, students should expect to invest on average 10 hours per week over the semester.
Library Reference Material
A copy of the course textbooks will be made available at the Reserve Desk in the Library, listed under Prof. D. Ashlock/M. Williams and course IPS*1510.
There are many additional reference texts available on the library shelves. Look for call numbers beginning with QC21 or QC23 (Physics), QA155, QA303 (Math).
This course is divided into themes in order to emphasize some of the applications of physics and mathematics. The thematic approach is intended to give the material
a grounding in the physical world outside of the classroom.
- Physics of electric charges: This section will examine the nature of electric charge and charges in motion and at rest with applications to DNA molecules, electric dipoles, ion channels and membrane proteins, thunderstorms and the Large Hadron Collider.
- Charges at work: Students will learn how to model and analyse electric charge behaviour in various real-world situations and how to analyse electric circuits using mathematical models.
- Medical imaging and therapy: Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of the the physical phenomena that underpins the medical Field e.g different types of spectroscopy and imaging techniques.
|Math Quiz Bowl (10)||10 %|
|Math Homework (9)||10 %|
|FlipIt Physics Homework (4-6)||5 %|
|Case Study||8 %|
|Physics Quizzes||12 %|
|Lab Experiments (5)||15 %|
|Midterms (2)||20 %|
|Final Exam||20 %|
- Math Quizzes: Mathematics tutorials will be run as a quiz bowl this semester. The participants will be divided into two groups and compete. A deck of questions on current and review topics will be used. See the Courselink site for the quiz bowl rules.
- Math Homework: Math homework will be assigned most Mondays and will be due the following Monday unless there is a conflict with a holiday or other event. Marked assignments will be returned via box 173 on the 3rd floor of MacNaughton.
- Physics Homework: Problem sets will be regularly assigned; due dates will typically be on the Monday following tutorial weeks. Any variation to this will be announced in class at the time that assignments are released. Drop boxes for assignments can be found in the hallway of the 4th floor of the MacNaughton building; details will be provided in the rst week of class.
- Physics Reading/Class Quizzes: Throughout the semester regular readings will be assigned and accompanied by short online quizzes (Courselink). Additionally, regular in-class activities, such as i-Clicker quizzes, will be evaluated.
- Laboratory Experiments: The laboratory experiments (see schedule) are described in detail in the Laboratory Manual. Experiments are to be completed and reports handed in during the laboratory period. The laboratory experiments will be done in MacN 301. If you miss a quiz or a lab, you must provide your TA with a written explanation for possible academic consideration.
- Midterm Examinations: The midterm examination will be held outside of class time in week 5 and week 10 (time & location TBA). The midterms will consist of both multiple-choice questions, and longer problems. More details will be provided by the Professors as the semester progresses.
- Final Examination: The final examination will be held on Thursday April 16 from 2:30-4:30pm. The location will be provided during the semester. The exam will cover the entire course.
- Tutorial Periods: The tutorial periods will be largely devoted to the development of problem-solving skills, but may also introduce additional new material which will complement topics provided in lecture. Additionally, Math Quizzes will be given in the math tutorial.
Physics Tutorial/Lab Schedule
|1||Jan 6-10||Lab 1: Electric eld mapping||MacN 301|
|2||Jan 13-17||Physics Tutorial / Case Study Help||MacN 415|
|3||Jan 20-24||Physics Lab 2: Photoelectric effect||MacN 301|
|4||Jan 27- 31||Physics Quiz 1 / Midterm 1 prep||MacN 415|
|5||Feb 3-7||Case Study: Data Collection/Analysis Midterm 1||MacN 301|
|6||Feb 10-14||Physics Tutorial/Case Study Help||MacN 415|
|Feb 17-21||Winter break - No classes/tutorials/labs|
|7||Feb 24-28||Lab 3: Ohm's/Kircho 's laws||MacN 301|
|8||Mar 2-6||Physics Quiz 2||MacN 415|
|9||Mar 9-13||Physics Lab 4: Charge to mass ratio of electron/ Case Study due||MacN 301|
|10||Mar 16-20||Physics Tutorial Midterm 2||MacN 415|
|11||Mar 23-27||Physics Lab 5: EKG lab||MacN 301|
|12||Mar 30 - Apr 3||Physics Quiz 3||MacN 415|
Attendance: Illness, etc:
Attendance at the tutorial/lab periods is, of course, very important. If you miss a tutorial quiz or laboratory experiment because of illness or for compassionate reasons, please see your laboratory/tutorial instructor for possible academic consideration. If you miss the midterm exam, please see a course professor. If you miss the nal exam, please see your Program Counsellor.
For more details, refer to the Undergraduate Calendar.
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