Daniel Briotta

Retired Lecturer, Physics and Astronomy

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For reference, here is is a schedule of the topics we covered last year. I will try to stay close to this schedule. But every year is different, so topics may slip one way or the other. 

Tentative Lecture Schedule:

Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Week 1 §14.1-4 §14.5-8 §15.1-4 §15.5-6 ++ §15.7-16.1
Week 2 §16.2-7 §16.8, 32.1 §32.2-4 NO CLASS §32.7, 33.2-4
Week 3 §33.5 §34.1-2 EXAM 1 §34.4-5 §35.1-3
Week 4 §35.4-5, 36.1 §36.1-4 §36.6-7 §39.5, 38.1 §38.4, 39.1-2
Week 5 §39.3 §39.6 EXAM 2 §40.1 §40.2
Week 6 §40.3-4 §40.5, 41.1 §41.3-6 §44.1-3 §44.4-5
Finals FINAL EXAM        

Laboratory Schedule:
Labs will be done on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, after recitation. 
 (NOTE: the order of labs is NOT the same as in the Lab Manual!)

Week Tuesday Thursday
Week 1 Math Unit 1: Complex Analysis Lab 1: Oscillations
Week 2 Lab 2: Standing Waves (NO CLASS - JULY 4)
Week 3 Review for Prelim 1 Lab 6: Geometrical Optics
Week 4 Math Unit 2: Fourier Analysis Lab 3: Polarization and Birefringence
Week 5 Review for Prelim 2 Lab 4: Interference and Diffraction
Week 6 Review for Final Exam Lab 5: Microwaves