Phys 503 Classical Mechanics I      Fall 2013
  A pdf document describes the objectives, content, pedagogy, methods of evaluation, and policies of this course. You should read this document carefully at the beginning of the course and consult it whenever you have questions about how the course is administered.

The course syllabus provides a complete schedule and is also your gateway to all the material for the course: lecture notes, special handouts, homework assignments, challenge problems, exams, and solution sets, all which are available as pdf files linked to the syllabus.
  Basic information
Instructor Professor Carlton M. Caves
Office: P&A 28
Office phone: 277-1850
Mobile phone: 350-8963
Lectures TTh 11:00 am-12:25 am
P&A 184
Call number: 16792
Problem session T 7:00-9:00 pm, P&A 184
Phys 551.058 (Call number 46689)
You must register for 1 credit hour in the problem session.
Office hours W 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
Textbook Classical Mechanics, 3rd Ed., by H. Goldstein, C. Poole, and J. Safko
Exams Three take-home midterm exams
Grading Homework 40%
Three Midterm Exams 60% (each 20%)
Teaching Assistant Travis Scholten
Office hours: M 11:00 am-1:00 pm (except when there is a homework assignment due on Thursday or an exam that begins after Wednesday, in which case the office hours will be W 12:00 pm-2:00 pm)